Apatitskaya CHPP of TGC-1 switched to winter mode of operation

12 September 2018

Apatitskaya CHPP of TGC-1 being the only heat supply source of the cities of Apatity and Kirovsk of Murmansk Oblast, switched to winter mode of operation.

In accordance with instructions of the municipal administrations, testing of the heat supply systems has started since 12 September 2018.

- A repair campaign was carried out in summer, including current repair of the boiler facility equipment, railway tracks, and main heat supply grids. In addition, the required fuel reserves were created, testing was performed in cooperation with the heating grid companies and managing companies, heat and hot water supply systems were commissioned and flushed - Alexander Sobakin, Director of Apatitskaya CHPP of TGC-1 noted.


JSC TGC-1 is the leading producer and supplier of electricity and heat in the Northwest of Russia and the second largest territorial power generating company in Russia in terms of installed electric capacity.

Apatitskaya CHPP of TGC-1 is located in Apatity City of Murmansk Oblast. It is the only heat supplier to the cities of Apatity and Kirovsk. The installed electric capacity amounts to 230 MW, the installed heat capacity - to 535 Gcal/h. Coal is the main fuel type.