Svilosa power station
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Svilosa power station is a 120-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.
The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Svishtov.
TPP Sviloza is a 120 MW coal-fired plant with combined production of heat and electricity, built from 1965–1971 to cover the needs of the former Sviloza Chemical Works. Unit 1 was commissioned in 1971 and unit 2 in 1972.
The plant was converted to run on biomass in 2004.
- Sponsor: Svilosa AD
- Parent company: Svilosa
- Location: Svishtov, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
- Coordinates: 43.642272, 25.305007 (exact)
- Status: Retired (converted to burn biomass in 2004)
- Capacity: 120 MW (Units 1&2: 60 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- Start date: 1971-72
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source: Imported via Svishtov and Vidin port terminals
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