Martinlaakso power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm}} Martinlaakso power station is a 197-megawatt (MW) coal- and gas-fired power station in Uusimaa, Finland. 80 MW is coal-fired.

Location

The undated satellite below shows the plant in Vantaa.

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Background

The CHP plant is the largest source of power and heat for Vantaan, a city just north of Helsinki. The plant consists of three units, 60 MW (gas) commissioned in 1975, 80 MW (coal) commissioned in 1980, and 57 MW (gas turbine) commissioned in 1995. It is owned by the cities of Vantaa (60%) and Helsinki (40%).[1]

Project Details of coal unit

  • Sponsor: Vantaan Energia
  • Parent company: Vantaa City (60%), Helsinki City (40%)
  • Developer:
  • Location: Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland
  • Coordinates: 60.2833, 24.8364 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 80 MW
  • Start date: 1980
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles

References

  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in Finland," Industcards, accessed April 2016

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