Vuhlehirska Power Station

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Vuhlehirska power station
Углегорская ТЭС.jpg
Vuhlehirska Power Station is located in Ukraine
Vuhlehirska Power Station
Location of Vuhlehirska Power Station
Official name Вуглегірська ТЕС
Country Ukraine
Location Svitlodarske, Donetsk Oblast
Coordinates 48°27′52″N 38°11′53″E / 48.46444°N 38.19806°E / 48.46444; 38.19806Coordinates: 48°27′52″N 38°11′53″E / 48.46444°N 38.19806°E / 48.46444; 38.19806
Status Operation suspended
Commission date 1972
Owner(s) Centrenergo
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal (4 power units)
Secondary fuel natural gas
Tertiary fuel Mazut
Power generation
Units operational 7
Nameplate capacity 3,600 MW
Vuglegirska TPP

Vuhlehirska power station (also known as Vuhlehirska TES, Ukrainian: Вуглегірська ТЕС) is a coal-fueled thermal power station located in Svitlodarsk, Ukraine.

It consists of 7 units with a total power output of 3,600 MW and was put in service between 1972 and 1977.[1]

Vuhlehirska power station has a 320 metres (1,050 ft) tall flue gas stack, which is one of the tallest structures in Ukraine.

Since August 1995 the power station is operated by Centrenergo.[2]

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.[3]

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  1. ^ Углегорская ГРЭС // Советский энциклопедический словарь. редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. 4-е изд. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1986. стр.1376
  2. ^ "One person killed, three injured in fire at Vuhlehirska Thermal Power Plant, says Emergencies Service". Interfax-Ukraine. 2013-03-29. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  3. ^ "Vuhlehirska TPP should be fully restored, says energy minister". Interfax-Ukraine. 2013-03-30. Retrieved 2013-03-30.