Bir Mcherga power station

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Bir Mcherga power station (also known as Bir M’Cherga) is a 496-megawatt (MW) fuel oil and natural gas power station in Zaghouan governorate, Tunisia.

Location

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Project Details

  • Owner: Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas [100%][1]
  • Parent: Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas [100%][2]
  • Location: Sminja, Zaghouan, Tunisia
  • Coordinates: 36.4625, 10.0545 (exact)[3][1][4]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 496 MW
    • Unit 4: Natural gas[3] gas turbine[5], 128 MW[5] (start-up in 2013)[4]
    • Unit 3: Natural gas[3] gas turbine[5], 128 MW[5] (start-up in 2013)[4]
    • Unit 2: Natural gas and fuel oil[6] gas turbine[7], 120 MW[1] (start-up in 1997)[1]
    • Unit 1: Natural gas and fuel oil[6] gas turbine[8], 120 MW[1] (start-up in 1997)[1]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "www.industryabout.com/country-territories-3/1556-tunisia/fossil-fuels-energy/22781-bir-m-cherga-1-2-gas-power-plant". Archived from the original on June 24, 2021.
  2. "www.unescwa.org/tunisian-company-electricity-and-gas". Archived from the original on July 9, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1023605 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "www.industryabout.com/country-territories-3/1556-tunisia/fossil-fuels-energy/22782-bir-m-cherga-3-4-gas-power-plant". Archived from the original on June 25, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "www.pireco.com.tn/fr/nos-projets/energie/ge-256-mw-gas-turbine-power-plant". Archived from the original on August 11, 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "elib.dlr.de/87692/1/DLR-BETTER-Tunis-2013-04-29-hand2col.pdf" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on June 17, 2021.
  7. "webthesis.biblio.polito.it/14598/1/tesi.pdf" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on June 25, 2021.
  8. "www.pireco.com.tn/fr/nos-projets/energie/turbo-tec-ge". Archived from the original on June 23, 2021.