Aboño power station
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Aboño power station is an operating power station of at least 916-megawatts (MW) in Aboño, Gijón, Asturias, Spain.
Table 1: Project-level location details
|Plant name||Location||Coordinates (WGS 84)|
|Aboño power station||Aboño, Gijón, Asturias, Asturias, Spain||43.553557, -5.721851 (exact)|
The map below shows the exact location of the power station.
Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):
- Unit 2, Unit 1: 43.553557, -5.721851
Table 2: Unit-level details
|Unit name||Status||Fuel(s)||Capacity (MW)||Technology||Start year||Retired year|
|Unit 2||operating||coal - bituminous||556.2||subcritical||1985||–|
|Unit 1||operating||coal - bituminous||360||subcritical||1974||2021 (planned)|
Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details
|Unit 2||EDP España SA [100.0%]|
|Unit 1||EDP España SA [100.0%]|
Aboño power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 916 MW. The plant was completed between 1974 and 1985, and is owned by Energias de Portugal. The Aboño Thermal Power Station uses several fuels, including domestic and imported coal, fuel oil, diesel, and the excess gases produced by the Arcelor-Mittal de Gijón steel mill.
Articles and Resources
- "Aboño Thermal Power Station," EDP, accessed April 2016
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