Kashira Power Plant
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|Kashira Power Plant|
|Official name||Kashirskaya GRES named after G.M. Krzhizhanovsky
Каширская ГРЭС имени Г. М. Кржижановского
|Commission date||4 June 1922|
|Secondary fuel||Natural gas|
|Generation units||1 x 330 MW
5 x 300 MW
1 x 80 MW
|Thermal capacity||80 MW|
|Installed capacity||1,910 MW|
|As of 21 November 2010|
Kashira Power Plant is a coal-fired power plant at Kashira in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Its first unit was commissioned in 1922 with a power capacity of 110 MW. As of today, it has an installed power capacity of 1,910 MW and consists of 6 units. Double units 1 and 2 have capacity of 300 MW, and single units 4, 5 have capacity of 300 MW each, unit 6 has capacity of 330 MW. In addition, unit 7 has thermal capacity of 80 MW.
In 1951 a HVDC link with 30 MW built from the components of Elbe-Project to Moscow was built. However it is not in service any more. The power plant has an interesting feature as one of its two main chimneys serves as electricity pylon.
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