Mol power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Mol power station is a retired 255-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Antwerp Province, Belgium.[1]

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Antwerp Province, Belgium.

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Background

The Mol power station in Mol, Belgium, was first commissioned in 1963, with another unit entering operation in 1967. With a capacity of 255 MW, the plant was in operation until 2010, when operations were suspended and Unit 1 (with a 124 MW capacity) was placed on standby (see Belgium and Coal).[2] In 2014, the plant was demolished.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Electrabel
  • Parent company: Engie
  • Location: Antwerp Province, Belgium
  • Coordinates: 51.2234, 5.0990 (exact)
  • Coal type: Hard coal
  • Coal source: Unknown
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 255 MW
    • Unit 11: Coal-fired (subcritical), 124 MW (start-up in 1963)
    • Unit 12: Coal-fired (subcritical), 131 MW (start-up in 1967)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. http://globalenergyobservatory.org/geoid/41998
  2. Electrabel, Activities and Sustainable Development Report 2009, accessed November 2010.
  3. "Mol Coal Power Plant (Shutdown)". Industry About. January 22, 2015. Retrieved 2021-05-19.