Bitola power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Bitola power station is a 699-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Novaci, North Macedonia.


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The plant consists of three 233 MW units, commissioned in 1982 to 1988. The plant and Suvodol Mine comprise North Macedonia's biggest power production complex which accounts for as much as 70% of the country's electricity. The plant is owned and operated by the state-owned ELEM (ELEktrani na Makedonija).[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: JSC Macedonian Power Plants
  • Parent company: ELEM
  • Developer:
  • Location: Novaci, North Macedonia
  • Coordinates: 41.05832, 21.484266 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 699 MW (Units 1-3: 233 MW)
  • Start date: 1982 (Unit 1), 1984 (Unit 2), 1988 (Unit 3)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Coal Source: Suvodol coal mine
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in Kosovo & Macedonia," Industcards, accessed April 2016

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