Kharanorskaya power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Russiacoal}}Kharanorskaya power station is a 655-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Zabaykalsky territory, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near Yasnogorsk city, Olovyanninsky district, Zabaykalsky territory.

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Background on Plant

The Kharanorskaya coal-fired power plant is owned by OGK-3, a subsidiary of Inter RAO. The first 215-MW unit came online in 1995, and the second in 2001.[1][2]

Description of Expansion

In November 2012, the 225-MW Unit 3 of Kharanorskaya went online. The unit was built by JSC EnergoProect.[3]

Platts also lists three additional 215-MW units at Kharanorskaya, Units 4-6, which it lists as "deferred." No mention of these units is available on Inter RAO's website.[4]

In March 2018 a new plan to build a fourth unit was announced by the Governor of Transbaikal and by Inter RAO, who cited a need for an additional 100 MW by 2025 to power the planned Norilsk Nickel plant and the planned sixth uranium mine at the Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union site.[5][6]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Third Generation Company of the Wholesale Electricity Market (OGK-3)
  • Parent company: Inter RAO
  • Location: Yasnogorsk city, Olovyanninsky district, Zabaykalsky territory, Russia
  • Coordinates: 50.85526, 115.70118 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 430 MW (Units 1-2: 215 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1995 (Unit 1); 2001 (Unit 2)
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Project Details for Units 3-6 Expansion

  • Sponsor: Third Generation Company of the Wholesale Electricity Market (OGK-3)
  • Status: Operating (Unit 3, Nov. 2012); Unit 4: Announced; Cancelled (Units 5-6)
  • Gross Capacity: Unit 3: 225 MW; Unit 4: 100 MW
  • Type:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Kharanorsky 2B & 3B mines, Zabaykalsky territory, Russia[3]
  • Source of financing:

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