Iernut power station

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Iernut power station (also known as CTE Iernut) is a 600-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Mures County, Romania.

Location

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

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Background

Construction was expected to be completed by the end of 2020, however the deadline was not met.[1][2] As of February 2021 the government hopes the plant will be commissioned by the end of 2021.[3]

In April 2021 Romgaz announced they had cancelled the construction contract.[4] It's unclear if the plant will be finished.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SNGN Romgaz[5]
  • Parent company: Societea Nationala de Gaze Naturale "Romgaz" SA[6]
  • Location: Iernut, Mures County, Romania
  • Coordinates: 46.4677, 24.1833 (exact)[7]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 430 MW
    • Unit CC: Gas-fired[8] combined cycle[8], 430 MW[8] (start-up in 2021)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 600 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[9] steam turbine[5], 100 MW[5] (start-up in 1963-1967)[5]
    • Unit 4: Gas-fired[10] steam turbine[5], 100 MW[5] (start-up in 1963-1967)[5]
    • Unit 5: Gas-fired[11] steam turbine[5], 200 MW[12] (start-up in 1963-1967)[5]
    • Unit 6: Gas-fired[13] steam turbine[5], 200 MW[12] (start-up in 1963-1967)[5]

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