Russian power company RusHydro has inaugurated its Vostochnaya combined heat and power plant in Vladivostok.

The gas-fired plant has an electric capacity of 139.5 MW and heat output capacity of 432 Gcal/h. It runs on GE gas turbines with the majority of other key equipment coming from Russian manufacturers: Power Machines supplied the water-tube boilers, Dorogobuzhkotlomash the peak boilers, Entroros the steam boilers, and Togliatti Transformer and SVEL Group the power transformers.

RusHydro chairman Nikolay Shulginov said the plant “will cover up to 20 per cent of Vladivostok’s total demand for electricity and will provide heat and hot water for 50,000 households as well as a number of industrial companies”.

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