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North-West Thermal Power Plant (Russian: Северо - Западная ТЭЦ) is a cogeneration power station (TETs) in Saint-Petersburg, owned by Inter RAO UES. This is a first power station in Russia to use combined cycle.

North-West Thermal Power Plant
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North-West Thermal Power Plant
Official nameСеверо - Западная ТЭЦ
CountryRussia
LocationSaint-Petersburg
Coordinates60°0.95′N 30°5.52′E / 60.01583°N 30.09200°E / 60.01583; 30.09200Coordinates: 60°0.95′N 30°5.52′E / 60.01583°N 30.09200°E / 60.01583; 30.09200
Commission date2000
Owner(s)Inter RAO UES
Thermal power station
Primary fuelNatural gas
Combined cycle?Yes
Power generation
Units operational2
Nameplate capacity900 MW
External links
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HistoryEdit

Building of the station began in 1994, and in 2000 first unit of the station was started to generate electrical energy. The gas-fired combined-cycle plant has a capacity of 900 MW. 90% of all produced electric power is exported to Finland. It was owned by the company of same name with majority shares held by RAO UES. In December 2007, as a result of reorganizations of RAO UES, it was decided to merge the North-West Thermal Power Plant with Inter RAO UES.[1] The merger was completed on 1 May 2008 and the North-West Thermal Power Plant ceased to exist as independent company.

Since 2004, the power station was managed by Enel ESN Energo, a subsidiary of Enel.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inter RAO UES to Triple in Price". Kommersant. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2008-07-27.

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