Estonian State Regional Electric Power Plant

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Estonian State Regional Electric Power Plant

 

(full name, 50th Anniversary of the USSR Estonian State Regional Electric Power Plant), a steam power plant in Narva in the Estonian SSR. Built between 1964 and 1973, the plant has a rated capacity of 1,600 megawatts (MW), generated by eight units of 200 MW each. It is fueled by oil shale and receives water directly from the Narva Reservoir. The electricity is transmitted by highvoltage lines carrying 330 kilovolts. The power plant is linked with the Integrated Power Grid of the Northwest and through it with the Unified Power Grid of the USSR.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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