Pechorskaya SDPP

Pechora, Komi Republic
Commissioned in:
February 5, 1979
Installed power
generation capacity:
1 060 MW
Installed heat
327 Gcal/h
Main fuel:
associated and natural gas
Reserve fuel:
fuel oil

Pechorskaya SDPP is a major electricity generator in the Komi Republic. It produces approximately 40% of all electricity in the region.

Construction of this state district power plant began in January, 1974. Five power generation units, including three 210 MW units and two 215 MW units, were launched between February, 1979, and June, 1991.

Located in the Extreme North, this power plant provides energy to industrial, social and residential consumers in extreme climate conditions. The largest consumers of electricity from Pechorskaya SDPP are oil, gas, coal, wood and transportation companies.

Komi Republic

Located west of Ural Mountains, Komi Republic is a part of Northwestern Federal District. Its capital is Syktyvkar. Komi Republic has a population of 820 thousand people. 
The area of the republic is 416.8  thousand square kilometers (2.4% of the country's territory).
Its economy is primarily focused on mining, processing and transportation of energy resources (mainly oil, gas and coal), forestry, wood industry and papermaking. The majority of its territory is exposed to moderate continental climate with long winters and short cool summers, promoting energy self-sufficiency. The distance from Pechora to Syktyvkar is 588 km.
Pechora Municipal District is lying within the Far North. The midnight sun period at the latitude of Pechora lasts for 79 days from 12 May to 30 August.
Main economic activities are electrical power generation, transmission and distribution, and oil and gas production.

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