Besós 3 power station

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Besós 3 power station is a 412-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the province of Barcelona, Spain.


The map below shows the location of the power station in San Adrian Besos, the province of Barcelona, Spain.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Endesa SA[1]
  • Parent company: Enel SpA[2]
  • Location: San Adrian Besos, the province of Barcelona, Spain
  • Coordinates: 41.4185, 2.2286 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 412 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[5], 412 MW[4] (start-up in 2002)[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. Annual Report 2018 Endesa
  2. Our History
  3. Open Power System Data December 2018
  4. 4.0 4.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 18WBES3-12345-C7 accessed November 2019
  5. Spanish Electricity System 2018 Report Red Eléctrica de España, August 1, 2019
  6. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_18WBES3-12345-C7 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91