10 Sep 2018 10:00

RusHydro opens power plant in Vladivostok

VLADIVOSTOK. Sept 10 (Interfax) - RusHydro put the Vostochnaya Combined Heat-and-power Plant, the first major power facility built in Vladivostok in 45 years, into operation on Monday, an Interfax correspondent reported from the launch ceremony.

"The operation of Vostochnaya CHPP will make it possible to reduce the deficit of electric power in southern Primorye, which will increase the reliability of the operations of the energy system of both the territory and the Unified Energy System of the East in general," RusHydro CEO Nikolai Shulginov said at the ceremony.

The new plant has power capacity of 139.5 MW and heat capacity of 432 Gcal/h. The plant is projected to annually generate 791 million kWh of electricity and 1.377 million Gcal of heat.