Enecogen power station

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Enecogen power station is a 840 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) station in Pistoolhaven in Rotterdam's Europoort industrial area, Netherlands.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Rotterdam harbor.

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The power station is owned by Enecogen, a partnership between utilities Eneco Energie and Dong Energy, each with a 50% stake. Construction of the plant started in May 2009 and began commercial operation in late 2011.[1]

C.Gen originally planned for the power station to be fueled by coal.[citation needed]

In 2017 DONG Energy changed its name to Ørsted and began divesting its fossil fuel assets.[2] In 2018 Castleton Commodities International (CCI) bought Orsted's 50% stake in the project.[3]

Project Details of coal plant

  • Sponsor: Eneco Energy [50%], Castleton Commodities International (CCI) [50%][4]
  • Parent company: N.V. Eneco Beheer[5], Castleton Commodities International LLC
  • Developer:
  • Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Coordinates: 51.957, 4.0916 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 840 MW
    • Unit U10: Gas-fired combined cycle, 422 MW (start-up in 2011)
    • Unit U20: Gas-fired combined cycle, 422 MW (start-up in 2011)
  • Start date: 2011
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Enecogen CCGT Power Station, Netherlands," Power-technology.com, accessed Feb 2013.
  2. About Our Name, Ørsted, accessed Apr 8, 2021
  3. Power Assets, CCI, accessed Apr 8, 2021
  4. CCI acquires 50% stake in 870MW Enecogen power plant, NS Energy, Aug 8, 2018
  5. "N.V. Eneco Beheer". Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation. Retrieved February 4, 2020.

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