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)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 2, Unit 1: 43.553557, -5.721851

Project Details

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 name Owner
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.[1]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Aboño Thermal Power Station," EDP, accessed April 2016

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