Vuhlehirska Power Station
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|Vuhlehirska power station|
|Official name||Вуглегірська ТЕС|
|Location||Svitlodarske, Donetsk Oblast|
|Thermal power station|
|Primary fuel||Coal (4 power units)|
|Secondary fuel||natural gas|
|Nameplate capacity||3,600 MW|
It consists of 7 units with a total power output of 3,600 MW and was put in service between 1972 and 1977.
Vuhlehirska power station has a 320 metres (1,050 ft) tall flue gas stack, which is one of the tallest structures in 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.
- Углегорская ГРЭС // Советский энциклопедический словарь. редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. 4-е изд. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1986. стр.1376
- "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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