Montenegro: Power utility EPCG coal TPP Pljevlja increased output power for 33MW

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The installed capacity of Montenegrin thermal power plant (TPP) Pljevlja has increased to 223 MW from 190 MW after two upgrades in the past three years, stated from power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG). EPCG is partially managed and co-owned by Italian A2A.

In 2015 during annual maintenance the capacity of TPP Pljevlja was increaed 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 in 2014. , transmits