Bahia de Algeciras power station

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Bahia de Algeciras power station is a power station (753-megawatt (MW) coal-fired and 800 MW gas-fired) in Campo de Gibraltar, Cadiz, the province of Andalusia, Spain.[1]


The map below shows the location of the power station in Campo de Gibraltar, Cadiz, the province of Andalusia, Spain.

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Although originally a coal and fuel-oil fired power station, the station transitioned to using natural gas as a fuel in a combined-cycle turbine in 2011[2]. In 2018, Repsol SA acquired ownership of the plant from Viesgo, who had held ownership of the station since 2007.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Repsol SA[3]
  • Parent company: Repsol SA
  • Location: San Roque, the province of Cadiz, Spain
  • Coordinates: 36.1829, -5.3905 (exact)[4]
  • Coal type: Hard coal
  • Coal source:
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 753 MW
    • Unit 1: Coal-fired subcritical, 220 MW (start-up in 1970)
    • Unit 2: Coal-fired subcritical, 533 MW (start-up in 1975)
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 821 MW[5]
    • Gas-fired[6] combined cycle[7], 821 MW[8] (start-up in 2011)[9]

Articles and Resources


  2. "Bahía de Algeciras Combined Cycle Power Plant • Industrial and logistics catalogue of Algeciras Bay". Industrial and logistics catalogue of Algeciras Bay. Retrieved 2022-05-16.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Electricidad y Gas
  4. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1006322 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  5. "Bahia de Algeciras". Empresarios Agrupados. Retrieved May 10th, 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 18WALG3TG1-123-9, 18WALG3TG2-123-2, 18WALG3TV1-123-0 accessed November 2019
  7. Spanish Electricity System 2018 Report Red Eléctrica de España, August 1, 2019
  8. Red Eléctrica de España (July 15, 2021). "Spanish Electricity System 2020 Report: Electrical energy generation". REE corporate website. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  9. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_18WALG3TG1-123-9, g_18WALG3TG2-123-2, g_18WALG3TV1-123-0 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91