Yuzhno-Kuzbasskaya power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Russiacoal}}Yuzhno-Kuzbasskaya power station (Yuzhno-Kuzbasskaya is Russian for South Kuzbass) is a 590-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kemerovo province, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Kaltan town, Kemerovo province.

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Background on Plant

The eight-unit, 590-MW coal-fired Yuzhno-Kuzbasskaya power station is owned by Mechel. The plant’s eight units were brought online between 1951 and 1956.[1][2][3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Yuzhno-Kuzbasskaya GRES
  • Parent company: Mechel
  • Location: Kaltan town, Kemerovo province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 53.511626, 87.264498 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 590 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1951-56
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Yuzhno-kuzbasskaya Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed June 2018.
  2. Южно-Кузбасская ГРЭС, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.
  3. Yuzhno-Kuzbasskaya power station website, accessed June 2018.

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