Amercoeur power station

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Amercoeur power station is a 451-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Hainaut Province, Belgium.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Roux, Hainaut Province, Belgium.

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The power station previously had two coal-fired generating units, which retired in 2009. The current gas-fired generating unit then started operation in 2010.

There is now a proposal to expand the gas plant by adding a 330 MW combined cycle unit.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Electrabel[2]
  • Parent company: Engie SA[3]
  • Location: Roux, Hainaut Province, Belgium
  • Coordinates: 50.4304, 4.3955 (exact)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 451 MW
    • Gas-fired[5] combined cycle[6], 451 MW[5] (start-up in 2010)[7]
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 252 MW
    • Unit 1A: Coal-fired, unknown combustion technology, 125 MW (start-up in 1968, retired 2009)
    • Unit 2: Coal-fired, unknown combustion technology, 127 MW (start-up in 1968, retired 2009)
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 330 MW
    • Gas-fired combined-cycle, 330 MW (start-up not found)[1]

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