Lavera power station

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Lavera power station, at the Ineos chemical complex, is a 100-megawatt (MW) gas-fired cogeneration power plant in the department of Martigues, France.


The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Lavera, the department of Martigues, France.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Cogetherm, Air Liquide[1][2]
  • Parent company: Air Liquide SA[3], Électricité de France (EDF) SA[4]
  • Location: Lavera, the department of Martigues, France
  • Coordinates: 43.3911533, 4.996888 (approximate)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 100 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[6] gas turbine[7] with CHP [1], 50 MW[8] (start-up in 2001)[8]
    • Unit 2: Gas-fired[6] gas turbine[7] with CHP [1], 50 MW[8] (start-up in 2001)[8]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 BP restructure plus vite que prévu la raffinerie de Lavera, Les Echos, Mar 22, 2000
  2. M. Moliere et al. Heavy Duty Gas Turbines Give Impetus to Large-Scale Cogens: Fuel Flexibility as Added Value at the ESSO Fawley Plant, UK, Conference: PowerGen Asia 2000, Singapore, Sep 2000
  3. Shareholders, Air Liquide, accessed Mar 30, 2021
  4. GE Supplies TSSI With DLE-Equipped LM2500+ Gas Turbine for EDF Cogeneration Plant, GE Aviation, Apr 28, 1998
  5. Lavera Raffineries Sorenza, Google Maps, accessed Mar 30, 2021
  6. 6.0 6.1 Lavéra refining & petrochemical cluster, France Chimie, accessed Mar 30, 2021
  7. 7.0 7.1 Rapport de l'Inspection des Installations Classees, Prefet des Bouches du Rhone, Dec 23, 2011
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 EDF: Delivering Energy Security with Renewable Energy Solutions, Joomag, accessed Mar 30, 2021