Kostroma Power Station

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Kostromskaya Power Station
Костромская ГРЭС - panoramio - Panov Nikolay.jpg
Coordinates57°27′34″N 41°10′30″E / 57.45944°N 41.17500°E / 57.45944; 41.17500Coordinates: 57°27′34″N 41°10′30″E / 57.45944°N 41.17500°E / 57.45944; 41.17500
Thermal power station
Primary fuelNatural gas
Power generation
Units operational8 × 300MW
1 × 1,200MW
Nameplate capacity3,600 MW

The Kostroma Power Station (Kostromskaya GRES) is a gas-fired power station near Volgorechensk in Russia. The station consists of eight 300 MW units and a single 1,200 MW unit. Of which, the 1,200MW unit is the world's largest gas-fired power station unit.[1] The station also has a 320 m (1,050 ft) tall chimney, one of the tallest in the world.

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  1. ^ Kostromskaya Power Station (PDF), retrieved 2010-03-21