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Ekibastuz GRES-2 Power Station

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Ekibastuz GRES-2 Power Station

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Ekibastuz GRES 2 Power Station

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The GRES-2 Power Station is a coal-fueled power generating station in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan. GRES-2, commissioned in 1987, has installed capacity of 1,000 MWe and has the world's tallest flue gas stack at 419.7 metres (1,377 ft) high. The reinforced concrete chimney is about 38 metres (125 ft) taller than the Inco Superstack in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Locals refer to it as "the Cigarette Lighter". It is the tallest chimney ever built.
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