WIT Press

Environmental Audit Of Fossil-fired Heat And Power Plants In St. Petersburg, Russia

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR950113

Volume

11

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

638 kb

Author(s)

J. Kofod & M. Tekiela

Abstract

. After the political changes in Russia at the beginning of the 1990s, more attention is now being given to the environmental situation. In St. Petersburg, which has a population of approx. 5 million, it has been noted that the air pollution is at times high in the central part of the city. The air pollution is due to the 12 large heat and power plants, 90 heating plants, the cars and more than 1,000 industrial enterprises. DANISH POWER CONSULT A-S - a consulting company owned by the Danish power plants - was assigned the task to perform an analysis of the air pollution from the power plants in St. Petersburg. The duration of the project is 18 months. The electrical capacity in the St. Petersburg region is 9,900 MW and the total district heating capacity in the city of St. Petersburg is a

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