Hefaistos power station

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Hefaistos power station is a 250-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Mures County, Romania.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Fântânele, Mures County, Romania.

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This project was originally proposed in 2014 by Electrocentrale Bucuresti (ELCEN) and Marubeni.[1] It was revived in 2020 by the consortium of ELCEN, SAPE, and Electrica SA who announced plans in January. They intend to use the site of the dismantled Fântânele plant.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Electrocentrale Bucureşti SA, Societatea de Administrare a Participaţii în Energie SA (SAPE), Electrica SA[2]
  • Parent company: Termoelectrica [3]; SAPE[4]; Romania, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Other[5]
  • Location: Fântânele, Mures County, Romania
  • Coordinates: 46.421472, 24.771750[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 250 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[2] combined-cycle[2], 250 MW[2] (start-up not found)

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