Prydniprovska TPP, part of the DTEK businessman Rinat Akhmetov, has completed the translation of the unit 8 to the combustion of gas coal. About it reports a press-service of DTEK.
This is the second unit that DTEK in this 2017/ translated from the import of anthracite coal G grade, which is mined in the Ukrainian mines. In October he was transferred to the new fuel and started up unit # 7. Now both unit are working the total capacity of 230 MW.
The result of the work of two power units of DTEK Prydniprovska TPP gas coal will be a reduction in the consumption of anthracite is 80 thousand tons per month, or the rejection of one vessel with imported coal on a monthly basis.
For the project involved more than 300 staff and contractors. Investments amounted to 300 million UAH.
As reported, in late October, the station launched its first unit in the domestic brand of coal No. 7. For a month updated unit generated more than 53 million kW/h of electricity and more than 40 thousand Gcal of the heat carrier.