Ekibastuz State Regional Power Plant

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ekibastuz State Regional Power Plant

 

a thermal power plant under construction (1980) near the city of Ekibastuz in Pavlodar Oblast, Kazakh SSR. The planned capacity is 4,000 megawatts (eight 500-megawatt units). Ekibastuz hard coal will serve as the fuel. The water supply is of the circulating type, with Lake Zhengeldy serving as the cooling pond. Power is transmitted over 220- and 500-kilovolt power lines to the integrated power grid of Northern Kazakhstan.

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