Borsodchem power station

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Borsodchem power station is an operating power station of at least 108-megawatts (MW) in Kazincbarcika, Berente, Hungary.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Borsodchem power station Kazincbarcika, Berente, Hungary 48.2453, 20.6476 (exact)

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1, Unit 2: 48.2453, 20.6476

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[1] gas[2] 58[2] gas turbine[2] yes[3] 2001[2]
Unit 2 operating[4] gas[2] 50[5] combined cycle[5] yes[5] 2022[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 Bc-Eromu Kft BorsodChem Zártkörüen Müködö Részvénytársaság
Unit 2 Bc-Eromu Kft BorsodChem Zártkörüen Müködö Részvénytársaság

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): both
  • Captive industry: Chemicals


This power station provides combined heat and power to the adjacent BorsodChem works chemical production facility in Kazincbarcika, Hungary.[6][7]

Articles and Resources


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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Már termel a BorsodChem erőműve". Energiainfo. June 1, 2001. Archived from the original on July 8, 2022. Retrieved July 13, 2022.
  3. Archived from the original on 2022-01-27. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  6. "BorsodChem". Retrieved 2022-06-01. {{cite web}}: External link in |website= (help)
  7. Hlavay, Richard. "Mar Termel a Borsodchem Eromuve". Energia Info. Retrieved 1st June, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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