Bucharest Grozavesti power station

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Bucharest Grozavesti power station is an operating power station of at least 100-megawatts (MW) in Bucharest, Romania with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating.

Location

Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Bucharest Grozavesti power station Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania 44.44028, 26.06257 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3, Unit 4: 44.44028, 26.06257

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] gas[2] 50[2] steam turbine[2] yes[2] 1964[2]
Unit 2 operating[2] gas[2] 50[2] steam turbine[2] yes[2] 1964[2]
Unit 3 shelved[3] gas[2] 50[4] combined cycle[4] yes[4]
Unit 4 shelved[3] gas[2] 50[4] combined cycle[4] yes[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 SC Electrocentrale Bucuresti[2][5] SC Electrocentrale Bucuresti [100.0%]
Unit 2 SC Electrocentrale Bucuresti[2][5] SC Electrocentrale Bucuresti [100.0%]
Unit 3 Electrocentrale Bucureşti SA[5] Termoelectrica [100.0%]
Unit 4 Electrocentrale Bucureşti SA[5] Termoelectrica [100.0%]

Background

In the "2021-2030 Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan" the Energy Ministry plans to invest in a new combined-cycle unit at the site.[6] ELCEN also reported plans to refurbish the plant.[7]

ELCEN, which entered insolvency proceedings in 2021, was bought out by the city of Bucharest.[8]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/188102895. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 https://economie.hotnews.ro/stiri-energie-24338520-elcen-despre-caldura-din-bucuresti-aceasta-iarna-vom-trece-prin-management-criza.htm. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://www.elcen.ro/#/investment-projects. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 https://energy.ec.europa.eu/documents_en?f%5B0%5D=document_title%3Abucharest. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 https://www.elcen.ro/#/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. The 2021-2030 Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan, Romanian Energy Ministry, Apr 2020
  7. ELCEN plans three cogeneration projects in Bucharest, will start the procedures for CTE Sud, Energynomics, Dec 19, 2019
  8. Nada Krstajic. "Romania: Currently insolvent ELCEN to be bought by Bucharest City Hall - Serbia Energy". serbia-energy.eu. Retrieved 2022-11-08.

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