Tarragona Power Station

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Tarragona Power Station is a 417-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the province of Tarragona, Spain.


The map below shows the location of the power station in La Canonja, the province of Tarragona, Spain.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: TARRAGONA POWER S.L.[1]
  • Parent company: Iberdrola[2]
  • Location: La Canonja, the province of Tarragona, Spain
  • Coordinates: 41.1102, 1.1805 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 417 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[5] with CHP[6], 417 MW[4] (start-up in 2004)[7]

Articles and Resources


  1. European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR), European Union, version 16 (May 2019).
  2. Iberdrola buying RWE's 50 pct in Tarragona plant - Reuters
  3. Open Power System Data December 2018
  4. 4.0 4.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 18WTAPOWER-12-C7 accessed November 2019
  5. Spanish Electricity System 2018 Report Red Eléctrica de España, August 1, 2019
  6. World Electric Power Plants database S&P Global Platts, June 2019
  7. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_18WTAPOWER-12-C7 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91