Agios Dimitrios power station
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Agios Dimitrios power station is a 1,595-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Western Macedonia, Greece. It is the largest power plant in Greece.
The map below shows the location of the plant in Ágios Dimítrios, Kozánis.
Background on Plant
Agios Dimitrios power station is a five-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,595 MW. The first four units are subcritical and 300-310 MW each, completed between 1984 and 1986. The fifth unit is a 375 MW supercritical unit, completed in 1997. The plant is owned by Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou. The plant is in the heart of the Western Macedonia lignite fields.
In September 2019 the Greek Prime Minister announced the country will phase out all coal-powered electricity production by 2028. Units 1-4 of Agios Dimitrios are planned for retirement in 2022, and unit 5 in 2023.
- Sponsor: Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou
- Parent company: Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou
- Location: Ágios Dimítrios, Kozánis, Western Macedonia, Greece
- Coordinates: 40.394185, 21.924886 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 1,595 MW (Units 1-5: 300-375 MW each)
- Type: Subcritical (Units 1-4), Supercritical (Unit 5)
- In service: 1984-1997
- Coal type: Lignite
- Coal source: Domestic
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Lignite-Fired Plants in Greece," Industcards, accessed April 2016
- "Οι μεσοπρόθεσμες στρατηγικές προτεραιότητες της ΔΕΗ: και οι οικονομικές προοπτικές για το 2020," PPC, January 2020