Ajka power station

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Ajka power station is an operating power station of at least 114-megawatts (MW) in Ajka, Bakony, Hungary. It is also known as Bakonyi Gázturbinás.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Ajka power station Ajka, Bakony, Hungary 47.0950, 17.5560 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 47.095, 17.556
  • Unit 2: 47.095, 17.556

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[1][2] gas[1][2] 57.0 MW[1][2] gas turbine[1][2] no 2011[1][2] -
Unit 2 operating[1][2] gas[1][2] 57.0 MW[1][2] gas turbine[1][2] no 2011[1][2] -

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 MVM Balance Private Ltd Co MVM Zrt
Unit 2 MVM Balance Private Ltd Co MVM Zrt


The original sponsor MVM GTER Gázturbinás Erőmű Zártkörűen Működő Részvénytársaság[3] changed its name to MVM Balance Private Limited Company (MVM Balance Zártkörűen Működő Részvénytársaság) as of March 1, 2021.[4]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 https://web.archive.org/web/20221002022432/https://balance.mvm.hu/hu-HU/Bemutatkozas/Eromuveink/GazturbinasEromuvek. Archived from the original on 2022-10-02. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 "ENTSO-E Transparency Platform". Archived from the original on January 14, 2022. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  3. Gázturbinás erőművek MVM Gter, accessed November 2019
  4. Névváltozás, GTER, Mar 3, 2021

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