Oradea power station

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Oradea power station is a 46-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Bihor County, Romania.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Oradea, Bihor County, Romania.

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It previously had coal-fired generation units, which retired in 2016 and were replaced by the current gas-fired unit.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SC Electrocentrale Oradea S.A.[1]
  • Parent company: SC Electrocentrale Oradea S.A.[1]
  • Location: Oradea, Bihor County, Romania
  • Coordinates: 47.0842, 21.8928 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 46 MW
    • Gas-fired[1] open-cycle gas turbine[1] with CHP[1], 46 MW[1] (start-up in 2016)[1]
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 100 MW
    • Unit 2: Coal-fired subcritical, 50 MW (start-up in 1972, retired 2016)
    • Unit 3: Coal-fired subcritical, 50 MW (start-up in 1976, retired 2016)
  • Coal type: Lignite

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 World Electric Power Plants database S&P Global Platts, June 2019
  2. Carbon Monitoring for Action (CARMA) database, ID 32688 version 2 (2009) csv file obtained from FRESNA