Barcelona Cartonboard power station

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Barcelona Cartonboard power station is an operating power station of at least 46-megawatts (MW) in Castellbisbal, Barcelona, Spain. It is also known as Castellbisbal Mill.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Barcelona Cartonboard power station Castellbisbal, Barcelona, Spain 41.4642, 1.9557 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 41.46418, 1.9557

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] gas[3] 46 MW[3] combined cycle[3] yes[4] - -

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
Unit 1 RDM Barcelona Cartonboard SAU Reno De Medici SpA [94.00%]; Cascades Grundstuck GmbH & Co KG [6.00%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): Heat and power[5]
  • Captive industry: Pulp & paper[5]
  • Captive non-industry use (heat or power): Power[5]


The plant provides combined heat and power to RDM's paper mill in Barcelona, Spain.[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. Archived from the original on 2022-10-22. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on July 12, 2022. Retrieved July 13, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Archived from the original on 2021-10-23. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. Archived from the original on 2022-11-28. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "" (PDF). Retrieved January 20, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. "Individualised solutions for the paper industry". 2022-01-31. Retrieved 2022-05-10.

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