Bouchain power station
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Bouchain power station is a 585-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the department of Nord, France.
The undated satellite below shows the plant in Bouchain, Valenciennes.
The power station originally consisted of one 250 MW oil-fired unit and one 250 coal-fired unit, commissioned in 1970. Unit-1 was retired in 1995 and Unit-2 retired in 2015. This was replaced by a gas fired combined-cycle unit of 585 MW in 2016.
- Sponsor: EDF
- Parent company: Electricite de France
- Location: Bouchain, Valenciennes, Nord, France
- Coordinates: 50.297213, 3.314945 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 585 MW
- Gross generating capacity (retired): 250 MW
- Unit 2: Coal-fired subcritical, 250 MW (start-up in 1970; retired 2015)
- Start date: 1970
- Type: Subcritical
- Coal Type: Hard coal
- Coal Source: Imported
- Source of financing:
Resources and articles
- "Coal-Fired Plants in France," Industcards, accessed April 2016
- "G7 coal phase out: France," E3G, Sep 15, 2015
- Présentation de la centrale à cycle combiné au gaz naturel de Bouchain | EDF Thermique
- Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 549300X3UK4GG3FNMO06 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
- ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 17W100P100P01768 accessed November 2019
- Registre national des installations de production d'électricité et de stockage Government of France, 2018
- ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 17W100P100P01768 accessed October 2021
- "Registre national des installations de production et de stockage d'électricité (au 31/01/2022) - data.gouv.fr". www.data.gouv.fr (in français). Retrieved 2022-05-22.