Lares power station

From Global Energy Monitor


Part of the Global Gas Plant Tracker, a Global Energy Monitor and Center for Media and Democracy project.

Lares power station is a 826-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Coimbra District, Portugal.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Figueira da Foz, Coimbra District, Portugal.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: EDP – Energias de Portugal, S.A[1]
  • Parent company: EDP – Energias de Portugal, S.A[2]
  • Location: Figueira da Foz, Coimbra District, Portugal
  • Coordinates: 40.1245, -8.7750 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 826 MW
    • Unit G1: Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[5], 413 MW[4] (start-up in 2009)[5]
    • Unit G2: Gas-fired[6] combined cycle[5], 413 MW[7] (start-up in 2009)[5]

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