Elsta power station

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Elsta power station is a 460-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Zuid-Holland Province, Netherlands.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Hoek, Zuid-Holland Province, Netherlands.

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This power station supplies combined heat-and-power to Dow's chemical production facility in Hoek, as well as electrical power for the national grid.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Dow Benelux[1]
  • Parent company: The Dow Chemical Company
  • Location: Hoek, Zuid-Holland Province, Netherlands
  • Coordinates: 51.3331, 3.7787 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 460 MW
    • Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[1] with CHP[1], 455 MW[4] (start-up in 1998)[5]

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