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Aksu power station

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The Aksu power station (also known as: Aksuskaya power station) is a 2,450-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Aksu.

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Background

Aksu is an 8 x 300 MW coal plant commissioned from 1968 to 1975 in Aksu, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. It is owned by Eurasian Resources Group.[1]

The units are undergoing modernization, and the capacity of units 2 and 6 have been increased to 325 MW, increasing the plant's capacity to 2,450 MW.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Eurasian Energy Corp
  • Parent company: Eurasian Resources Group
  • Developer:
  • Location: Aksu, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
  • Coordinates: 52.120048, 76.875002 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2,450 MW (Units 1-8: 300 MW-325 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date: 1968 (Unit 1), 1969 (Unit 2), 1970 (Unit 3), 1971 (Unit 4), 1973 (Unit 5), 1974 (Units 6-7), 1975 (Unit 8)
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Vostochny Coal Mine

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References

  1. "Eurasian Energy Corp," Eurasian Resources Group, accessed Nov 2017
  2. "Eurasian Energy Corp launches 325-MW power unit at Aksu plant," Interfax, Jul 2, 2013

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