Arad power station

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Arad power station is an operating power station of at least 50-megawatts (MW) in Arad, Romania with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Arad power station Arad, Arad, Arad, Romania 46.222424, 21.328771 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Phase 1 Unit 1, Phase 2 Unit 1, Phase 2 Unit 2: 46.222424, 21.328771

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Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Phase 1 Unit 1 retired coal - lignite 50 subcritical 1981 2015
Phase 2 Unit 1 operating coal - lignite 50 subcritical 1993
Phase 2 Unit 2 retired coal - lignite 50 subcritical 1994 2015

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Phase 1 Unit 1 SC CET Arad SA [100.0%]
Phase 2 Unit 1 SC CET Arad SA [100.0%]
Phase 2 Unit 2 SC CET Arad SA [100.0%]


The power station has one operating 50 MW unit, and two retired units of the same capacity. The station is owned by SC CET Arad SA and is located in Arad, Arad County, Romania.[1]

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