Hunedoara Energy Complex

From Global Energy Monitor

The Hunedoara Energy Complex is a network of coal mines and power plants, operated by Complexul Energetic Hunedoara S.A. (CEH), a state-owned enterprise, producing 0.5 million tonnes per annum, in the Jiu Valley, Petroșani, Romania.

The complex is responsible for 2% of the country's electrical production, supplying coal to the Paroseni power station and Mintia-Deva power station.[1]


The photo below shows the exact location of the Hunedoara Energy Complex in Petroșani, Romania.

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Hunedoara Energy Complex once consisted of four underground mines--Lonea, Livezeni, Vulcan and Lupeni--but in 2017, Lonea and Lupeni closed, leaving only two active operations.[1]

Project Details

  • Owner:
  • Parent Company: Complexul Energetic Hunedoara S.A. (CEH)[2]
  • Location: Petroșani, Romania
  • GPS coordinates: 45.436597, 23.375229 (exact)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Start year: 2012
  • Mineable reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: underground[1]
  • Production: 0.5 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Equipment:
  • Number of employees: 3025[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Complexul Energetic Hunedoara S.A., General Data, Company Website, accessed September 20, 2020
  2. Eurofound, Complexul Energetic Hunedoara, EEMC, accessed September 20 2020

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