ALSCON Smelter power plant

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ALSCON Smelter power plant is a 180-megawatt (MW) natural gas power station in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria.

Location

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Project Details

  • Owner: Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) [100%][1]
  • Parent: RUSAL [100%][1][2]
  • Location: Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
  • Coordinates: 4.5687, 7.5735 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 180 MW
  • Gross generating capacity (mothballed): 360 MW
  • Gross generating capacity (announced): 360 MW
    • Unit 3-1: Natural gas[7] gas turbine[8], 130 MW[8] (start-up in 2026)[8]
    • Unit 2-1: Natural gas[7] gas turbine[8], 100 MW[8] (start-up in 2024)[8]
    • Unit 3-2: Natural gas[7] gas turbine[8], 130 MW[8] (start-up in 2026)[8]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "www.businessamlive.com/revealed-how-litigation-cannibalisation-asset-striping-took-23-years-off-lifespan-of-nigerias-3-2bn-aluminium-smelter/". Archived from the original on January 26, 2021.
  2. "rusal.ru/en/investors/". Archived from the original on June 28, 2021.
  3. Google Maps
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 editor (May 5, 2019). "How Gas Pricing Caused the Failure of ALSCON". THISDAYLIVE. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 "Economist kicks against commercialization of ALSCON power plant". SweetCrudeReports. April 5, 2021. Archived from the original on April 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 "Ready for Start-Up". Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "tcnpmu.ng/pmu_assets/pmu_files/2018/02/Final-Report-Text.pdf" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on November 1, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 "openjicareport.jica.go.jp/pdf/12339586_02.pdf" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on August 7, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2022.