Kardia power station
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Kardia power station is a 650-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Western Macedonia, Greece.
The map below shows the location of the plant in Pontokómi, Kozánis.
Background on Plant
Kardia power station began as a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,250 MW MW. The plant was completed between 1975 and 1981, and is owned by Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou.
Units 1-2 totaling 600 MW were retired in 2019. Units 3-4 totaling 650 MW are planned for retirement in 2021.
- Sponsor: Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou
- Parent company: Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou
- Location: Pontokómi, Kozánis, Western Macedonia, Greece
- Coordinates: 40.410625, 21.786145 (exact)
- Status: Retired (Units 1-2), Operating (Units 3-4)
- Gross capacity: 1,250 MW (Units 1-4: 300 - 325 MW each)
- Type: Subcritical
- Start year: 1975-1981
- Coal type: Lignite
- Coal source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Lignite-Fired Plants in Greece," Industcards, accessed April 2016
- "Τις μεσοπρόθεσμες στρατηγικές της προτεραιότητες και τις οικονομικές: προοπτικές του 2020 παρουσίασε η ΔΕΗ," 16/12/2019