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Hot spotOil and coal burning at boilers
RegionRepublic of Karelia
SectorHeat and power sector
Reason for being a hot spotFor production of heat during heating season, one boiler (type PTVM -30) needs 14.8 thousand tons of boiler oil. It forms 0.82 thousand tons SO2.
Status in elimination procedureIn progress
Environmental status in 2003 reportEmissions of contaminants to air from stationary sources of Petrozavodsmash - 1563 tons, Olonets - 1358 tons, Muezersky - 0.161 tons, Suoyarvi - 2164 tons.
Present statusEmissions of contaminants to air from stationary sources of Petrozavodsmash - 40 tons, Olonets - 1476 tons, Muezersky - 0.003 tons, Suoyarvi 1493 tons.2019: this hot spot will be divided into two/three separate items, more information will be available on January 2020
Joint projects 
Actions doneTransition of boiler PTVM-30 in Petrozavodskmash boiler house from oil to natural gas, transition of thermal power plants in Olonets and Muezersky region to wood waste, building of a new boiler house with capacity of 20 MWt using peat and woodchips in Suoyarvi (Kaipa).
OwnerAdministrations of Olonets Region, Suoyarvi Region, Muezersky Region, OJSC Petrozavodskmash
AddressRepublic of Karelia, 186600, Olonets, Svirskikh Diviziy st. 1 Republic of Karelia, 186870, Suojarvy, Shelshakova st. 6 Republic of Karelia, 186960, Muezersky, Oktyabrskaya st, 28 Republic of Karelia, 185031 Petrozavodsk, Zaitseva st.65,,