Gas- and Oil-Fired Plants in Russia - Volga FD - N to Z
Naberezhnye-Chelny
Location: Tatarstan Republic
Operator: JSC Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 60 MW, 6 X 100 MW, 1 X 50 MW, 1 X 175 MW, 1 X 185 MW CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1973-1988
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
EPC: Teploelektroprojekt Lviv
Quick facts: This CHP plant supplies heat to nearby residential areas and a KamAZ factory. The TPP was approved in Oct 1969 on a site near the auto plant and construction got underway in Jan 1970. The first phase completed in 1979 and the second in 1993 with 360 MW of additional capacity.

Photograph by Zahidulla (wikipedia)
Posted 22 Mar 2015

Nizhnekamsk
Location: Tatarstan Republic
Operator: JSC TGC-16
Configuration: 3 X 60 MW, 5 X 70 MW, 1 X 100 MW CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1967-1976
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
EPC: Tatenergostroy
Quick facts: This CHP plant was built with a large petrochem complex first approved in 1958. In Apr 1962, the Cnuncil of Ministers approved the CHP plantnand site prep began on 1 Jul 1963. Unit-1 was synchronized on 26 Feb 1967. This is the largst industial heating plant in Tatarstan at 3,746 Gcal/hr.

Photograph courtesy of JSC TGC-16
Posted 21 Mar 2015

Nizhny Novgorod im Vintera
Location: Nizhny Novgorod
Operator: Nizhny Novgorod Generation Co
Configuration: 144 MW CHP
Operation: 1925-??
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: In 1933 this plant reached 204 MW installed, at which time it was the largest peat-fired power station in the world.

Photograph courtesy of TGK-6
Posted 10 Sep 2006

Novo-Gorkovskaya
Location: Nizhny Novgorod
Operator: Nizhny Novgorod Generation Co
Configuration: 3 X 25 MW, 1 X 16 MW, 1 X 60 MW, 1 X 50 MW, 1 X 160 MW CHP
Operation: 1956-1985
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Converted from coal-firing to natural gas in the early 1960s.

Photograph courtesy of TGK-6
Posted 10 Sep 2006

Penza-1
Location: Penza
Operator: TGK-06 (JSC Territorial Generation Company No 6)
Configuration: 385 MW CHP
Operation: 1944
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
Quick facts: In 1937, the decision was made to build a 50-MW CHP at Penza. Despite logistical complexities caused by wartime conditions, the first block went online on 7 Apr 1943. The plant now has six operational turbines and 8 boilers supplying about 90% of the city's district heating load.

Photograph courtesy of TGK-6
Posted 29 Dec 2006

Penza-2
Location: Penza
Operator: Penza Heating Co
Configuration: 16 MW CHP
Operation: 1972
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
Quick facts: The Penza-2 CHP plant was under construction from Jun 1952 until Sep 1957.

Photograph courtesy of TGK-6
Posted 29 Dec 2006

Perm SDPP
Location: Perm
Operator: OGK-1
Configuration: 3 X 800 MW
Operation: 1986-1990
Fuel: natural gas
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila
Quick facts: Construction was approved in 1973 and began in 1976. Over 20 design organizations and research institutes participated and original plant capacity was 4,800 MW with coal-fired units. An 850-MW CCGT block is now planned in place of the original Unit-4 with a 410-MW coal-fired unit to be added as Unit-5.

Photograph courtesy of Permskaya GRES
Posted 17 Apr 2004

Priufimskaya
Location: Bashkortostan Republic
Operator: OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 60 MW, 1 X 90 MW CHP
Operation: 1976
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: Barnaul, Podoloski
T/G supplier: LMZ
Quick facts: Until 1992, this plant was a CPP of JSC Polief, Russia's only producer of terephthalic acid Bashkir petrochem plant. It is now a utility CHP supplying electricity to the petrochem plant plus the grid along with heat and hot water to residential areas and industrial enterprises in Blagoveshchensk. Thermal capacity is 447 Gcal/hr

Photograph courtesy of OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Posted 30 Apr 2014

Solikamsk-12
Location: Perm
Operator: AO Solikamskbumprom
Configuration: 3 X 60 MW, 1 X 17 MW CHP
Operation: ??-2006
Fuel: natural gas
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: LMZ, TMZ
Quick facts: This is both a captive power plant for the Solikamskbumprom paper works and a heating plant for nearby municipal customers. The first generators went online in 1940. In Aug 2002, Solikamsk-11 and Solikamsk-12 were sold to Solikamskbumprom by RAO UES for $14mn. Solikamsk-11 was put back up for sale in 2008.

Photograph courtesy of www.in-power.ru
Posted 12 Feb 2017

Sormovskaya
Location: Nizhny Novgorod
Operator: Nizhny Novgorod Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 60 MW, 2 X 110 MW CHP
Operation: 1975-??
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: A new gas delivery system is being developed that will eliminate the use of oil for fuel.

Photograph courtesy of TGK-6
Posted 10 Sep 2006

Ufa-2
Location: Bashkortostan Republic
Operator: OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 60 MW, 3 X 100 MW, conventionl steam 53-MW, 1+1 CCGT CHP
Operation: 1952-2011
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: Barnaul, Podolaski
T/G supplier: TMZ
Quick facts: This is the second largest PS in Bashkortostan It supplies over half the district heat for Ufa and nearby industries. The plant is name after Muhammet Sultanovich Rezyapova, plant director and project manager for construction up until 1957. Thereafter, he was head of theBashkortostan energy system until 1971. The first T/G set was repowered in 2011 with a Siemens SGT-800 GT. Installed thermal power is 1547 Gcal/hr.

Photograph courtesy of OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Posted 30 Apr 2014

Ufa-3
Location: Bashkortostan Republic
Operator: OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Configuration: 1 X 10 MW, 1 X 25 MW, 1 X 28 MW CHP
Operation: 1951-2014
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: Barnaul
T/G supplier: TMZ, Kaluga, SEP-ELEC
Quick facts: Construction of Ufa-3 began in 1947 and the first unit commissioned in Oct 1951. The main heat customers are JSC Ufaorgsintez and a branch of JSC Bashneft, Bashneft-Novoil. Installed thermal capacity is 993 Gcal/hr. Unit-4 was repowerd with a new Kaluga tubine in 2014.

Photograph courtesy of OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Posted 30 Apr 2014

Ufa-4
Location: Bashkortostan Republic
Operator: OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Configuration: 2 X 30 MW, 3 X 60 MW, 2 X 50 MW CHP
Operation: 1956-??
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: TMZ, Kharkov, LMZ
Quick facts: This CHP plant supplies the nearby petrochem works Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim.

Photograph courtesy of OOO Bashkir Generation Co
Posted 12 Oct 2014

Volga HPP-2
Location: Volgograd
Operator: OAO LUKOIL-Volgogradenergo
Configuration: 1 X 80 MW, 1 X 135 MW CHP
Operation: 1988-1991
Fuel: natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: Belgorod
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila
Quick facts: Unit-1 commissioned on 22 Jun 1988. The stack is 300m tall. Heating capacity is 1,095 Gcal/hr.

Photograph courtesy of OAO LUKOIL-Volgogradenergo
Posted 25 Nov 2011

Volgograd TETS-3
Location: Volgograd
Operator: JSC Nikochem-Kaustilk
Configuration: 2 X 135 MW, 1 X 100 MW CHP
Operation: 1977-1981
Fuel: natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: TMZ
Quick facts: On 1 Jan 2003, this captive power plant in in Krasnoarmeyskiy rayon was taken over by a JV of JSC Volgogradenergo, JSC Kaustik and JSC Plastkard. In Sep 2007, full operating resposibility was given to Kaustik.

Photograph by Avellife (Panoramio)
Posted 27 Nov 2011

 

Zainskaya
Location: Tatarstan Republic
Operator: JSC Generation Co
Configuration: 12 X 200 MW CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1963-1972
Boiler supplier: Podoloski
T/G supplier: LMZ, SEP Elec
EPC: Teploenergoproekt Kiev
Quick facts: This is the largest TPP in Tatarstan and is on the shores of the purpose-built Zainsk Reservoir. Development bgain in May 1955 when it was approved in principle by the Council of Ministers. It was first designed as a 600-MW coal plant but was up-sized amd switched to oil and gas while still in design.

Photograph courtesy of mytatarstan.com
Posted 21 Mar 2015

Yayvinskaya
Location: Perm
Operator: E.ON Russia
Configuration: 4 X 150 MW CHP
Operation: 1963
Fuel: natural gas, coal
Boiler supplier: Taganrog
T/G supplier: Kharkov
Quick facts: A 400-MW CCGT plant came online in 2011 at this site.

Photograph courtesy of WGC-4
Posted 17 Sep 2006

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 12-Feb-2017

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