Le Gol power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Le Gol power station is a 122-megawatt (MW) coal- and biomass-fired power station in Reunion Island, an insular region of France located in the Indian Ocean.


The map below shows Reunion Island, the approximate location where the plant is located.

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The 122 MW power station consists of one 64 MW and one 58 MW unit, commissioned in 1995 and 2006, respectively. The plant is co-fired with coal and biomass.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Albioma
  • Parent company: Albioma
  • Developer:
  • Location: Reunion Island, France
  • Coordinates: -21.114444, 55.5325 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 122 MW (Unit 1: 64 MW, Unit 2: 58 MW)
  • Start date: 1995 (Unit 1), 2006 (Unit 2)
  • Type:
  • Coal Type: Hard coal
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Our history," Albioma website, accessed April 2016

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