Toppila Power Station

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Toppila Power Station
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Toppila Power Station is located in Finland
Toppila Power Station
Location of Toppila Power Station
Country Finland
Location Oulu
Coordinates 65°02′13″N 25°29′17″E / 65.03694°N 25.48806°E / 65.03694; 25.48806Coordinates: 65°02′13″N 25°29′17″E / 65.03694°N 25.48806°E / 65.03694; 25.48806
Status Operational
Commission date 1977
Owner(s) Oulun Energia
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Peat
Cogeneration? yes
Power generation
Units operational 1 × 75 MW
1 × 145 MW
Make and model Zamech
Thermal capacity 340 MWth
Nameplate capacity 210 MWe

The Toppila Power Station is a power station in the Toppila district in Oulu, Finland. It is one of the largest peat-fired power stations in the world, with an installed capacity of 210 MW of electric power and 340  MW of thermal power. The facility operates two units of 75 MWe and 145 MWe.[1] The boiler was supplied by Tampella and Ahlstrom, and the turbines were supplied by Zamech, LMZ and Ganz. The power station is operated by Oulun Energia.[2]

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