Montenegro’s Upgraded TPP Pljevlja Capacity Raised to 223 MW

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The installed capacity of Montenegrin thermal power plant (TPP) Pljevlja has increasedto 223 MW from 190 MW thanks to two upgrades in the past three years, state-controlled power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) said in the June edition of its corporate newsletter.

During this year’s 30-day annual maintenance the capacity of TPP Pljevlja was upped by a 5 MW while keeping coal consumption unchanged, EPCG said.

TPP Pljevlja generated 410,000 MWh of electricity in the first quarter of 2015, 5.5% ahead of plan. The power station delivered 1,317 GWh of electricity to the Montenegrin grid in 2014.

EPCG, which plans to raise output to 3,159 GWh this year from 3,036 GWh in 2014, operates around 870 MW of installed generation capacity. The company’s net profit rose 38% to 34.7 million euro ($39 million) in 2014.


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