Barents Environmental Hot Spots

Hot spotSeverodvinsk Heat and Power Plant No 2 Territorial Generating Company No 2
RegionArkhangelsk Oblast
SectorHeat and power sector
Reason for being a hot spotA3 Severodvinsk HPP (HPP-1 and HPP-2) is responsible for 95% of gas emissions in the city. In 2014 the Hot spot A3 is divided into two parts: A3-1 (HPP-1) and A3-2 (HPP-2)
Status in elimination procedureExcluded from the list
Environmental status in 2003 reportHPP-2: Total emissions to air 13 933 tons (HPP-1: Total emissions to air 35 154 tons)
Present status2011: Total emissions to air 16 893 tons. In 2013 the emissions from HPP-2 have reported to be under 3000 tons, after switching to natural gas. 2015: Excluded from the list
Joint projects 
Actions doneConversion of four boiler units and two water heating units from burning heavy oil to natural gas. The share of gas in a fuel is not less than 90%
OwnerTerritorial Generating company 2 (TGC-2)
AddressTalazhskoe shosse 19, 163045 Arkhangelsk