Botlek Refinery power station

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Botlek Refinery power station is an operating power station of at least 49-megawatts (MW) in Rotterdam-Botlek, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Botlek Refinery power station Rotterdam-Botlek, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 51.87409, 4.29573 (exact)

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit GT 3: 51.87409, 4.29573

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit GT 3 operating[1] gas[1] 49[2] combined cycle[2] yes[2] 1991[2]

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 GT 3 Esso Nederland BV ExxonMobil Corp

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): both
  • Captive industry: Oil & Refining

Articles and Resources


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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-10-17. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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