BASF Antwerp power station

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BASF Antwerp power station is a cancelled power station in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
BASF Antwerp power station Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium 51.3654, 4.2707 (approximate)

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

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 cancelled[1] gas[1] 850.0 MW[1] combined cycle[1] - - -

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


In December 2020, Enerdata reported Engie Electrabel planed to build a 880 MW plant on the BASF site in Antwerp.[2]

In 2021 BASF pulled out of the project and the plant was cancelled.[3] The Zandvliet Power Station is still operating at the site.

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Archived from the original on 2021-04-07. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Engie plans to add 3 GW of CCGT plants in Belgium to replace its nuclear fleet | Enerdata". Retrieved 2021-12-09.
  3. BASF cancels plan to build a 850 MW CCGT project with Engie in Belgium, Enerdata, Feb 15, 2021

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