Sines power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Sines power station is a 1,250-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Alentejo, Portugal.


The map below shows the location of the plant in Sines, Alentejo Litoral.

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Background on Plant

Sines power station is a four-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 1,250 MW. The plant was completed between 1985 and 1987, and is owned by Energias de Portugal. Coal is imported via covered conveyor from Sines Port.[1]

In October 2019 the government announced the Pego power station would be closed by the end of 2021 and Sines by September 2023, after which the country will have no operating coal-fired power plants.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: EDP Produção
  • Parent company: Energias de Portugal
  • Location: Sines, Alentejo Litoral, Alentejo, Portugal
  • Coordinates: 37.932427, -8.803858 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 1,250 MW (Units 1-4: 308-314 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1985-1987
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

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