Yuzhno-Sakhalinskaya-1 power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Russiacoal}}Yuzhno-Sakhalinskaya-1 power station (Yuzhno-Sakhalinskaya is Russian for South Sakhalin) is a 455-megawatt (MW) power plant in Sakhalin province, Russia. Out of this total, 240 MW are from coal-fired generation, and the rest is from natural gas.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk city, Sakhalin province.

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Background on Plant

The three coal-fired generating units at Yuzhno-Sakhalinskaya-1 power station have a capacity of 240 MW. The plant is owned by RusHydro. The plant’s three coal-fired units were brought online between 1976 and 1984.[1][2]

Units 4 and 5 were converted from coal to gas in 2012-13.[3] RusHydro plans to convert the remaining coal-fired units to gas by 2022.[4]

Details for Coal-Fired Units

  • Sponsor: Sakhalinenergo
  • Parent company: RusHydro
  • Location: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk city, Sakhalin province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 46.998577, 142.742253 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 1-3); Switched to gas (Units 4-5)
  • Gross capacity: 240 MW (Units 1-3)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1976-84 (Units 1-3)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
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