Al Qatrana power plant

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Al Qatrana power plant (محطة القطرانة الكهربائية) is an operating power station of at least 373-megawatts (MW) in Qatraneh, Karak, Jordan. It is also known as Al Qatrana CCGT Power Plant Jordan.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Al Qatrana power plant Qatraneh, Karak, Jordan 31.2226, 36.0197 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 31.2226, 36.0197

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] gas, diesel[3] 373 MW[4] combined cycle[2][5] - - -

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 Qatrana Electric Power Company PSC Korea Electric Power Corp [80.00%]; Xenel Industries [20.00%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): Power[6]
  • Captive non-industry use (heat or power): Power[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. GEODB0046165
  2. 2.0 2.1 "". Archived from the original on June 24, 2021.
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