According to the results of the 1st quarter of 2021, the production of brown energy coal in the Pereyaslovsky section located in the Krasnoyarsk Territory increased by 26% compared to the 1st quarter of 2020 – from 661 to 831 thousand tons. This was reported by the Russian Coal company.
The representative of the company explained this increase in demand for Pereyaslovsky section products – 3B energy coal, which is distinguished by one of the highest calorie content among brown coals in the mainland of the Russian Federation (up to 4,400 kcal/kg). Pereyaslovsky coal is shipped mainly to Russian consumers, but is also exported. Solid fuel is used for the needs of generating companies – thermal power plants and state district power plants, large enterprises in the housing sector, and in addition, it is burned in small boiler houses.
In 2021, on the Pereyaslovsky section, which processes the reserves of the Pereyaslovsky brown coal deposit, 95-million tons of coal will be mined from the moment it is put into operation. In the reserves of the enterprise at the moment – about 260 million tons of solid fuel.