Vuhlehirska power station
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|Vuhlehirska power station|
|Official name||Вуглегірська ТЕС|
|Location||Svitlodarske, Donetsk Oblast|
|Primary fuel||Coal (4 power units)|
|Secondary fuel||natural gas|
Vuhlehirska power station (also known as Vuhlehirska TES, Ukrainian: Вуглегірська ТЕС) is a coal-fueled thermal power station located in Svitlodarske, Ukraine. It consists of 7 units with a total power output of 3,600 MW and went in service between 1972 and 1977. Vuhlehirska power station has a 320 metres (1,050 ft) tall flue gas stack, which belongs to the tallest structures at Ukraine.
On 29 March 2013, four power units of the station were destroyed as a result of a major fire in which one employee was killed and eight injured workers were hospitalized.
- "One person killed, three injured in fire at Vuhlehirska Thermal Power Plant, says Emergencies Service". Interfax-Ukraine. 2013-03-29. Retrieved 2013-03-30.
- "Vuhlehirska TPP should be fully restored, says energy minister". Interfax-Ukraine. 2013-03-30. Retrieved 2013-03-30.
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