Amorebieta power station

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Amorebieta power station is a 786-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the province of Basque Country, Spain.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Amorebieta-Etxano, the province of Basque Country, Spain.

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Bizkaia Energia, the company founded to own Amorebieta, was originally owned 50/50 by Osaka Gas and Electricity Supply Board (ESB). In 2014 they sold their shares to Arclight Capital Partners LLC.[1] In 2020 an unnamed subsidiary of Castleton Commodities International acquired ownership of Bizkaia Energia as majority owner, along with White Castle Capital.[2][3][4]

The White Castle and Castleton Commodities partnership, along with Nortegas and SENER, intend to build a 20 MW green hydrogen facility at the site and to eventually run the gas units on a dual-fuel mix of natural gas and hydrogen.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Bizkaia Energia S.L.U.[4]
  • Parent company: Castleton Commodities International LLC[2], White Summit Capital[3]
  • Location: Amorebieta-Etxano, the province of Basque Country, Spain
  • Coordinates: 43.2347, -2.7497 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 786 MW
    • Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[8], 786 MW[7] (start-up in 2005)[8]

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