Vidin Works power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Vidin Works power station is a 120-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Vidin, Bulgaria.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Vidin.

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The plant consisted of two 60 MW subcritical units that began operating in 1970, owned by Vidachim.[1]

Vidachim went bankrupt in 2001.[2] In 2014 Bulgaria's National Electricity Company transferred a small amount of money to Vidachim to keep the company operating, including its coal plant.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Vidachim
  • Parent company: Vidachim
  • Developer:
  • Location: Vidin, Bulgaria
  • Coordinates: 43.948363, 22.850904 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 120 MW (Units 1&2: 60 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: 1970
  • Coal Type: Anthracite
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Vidin Works Powerplant," Enipedia, accessed March 2016
  2. "VIDACHIM BANKRUPT DELCARED," Novinite, June 26, 2001
  3. "Bulgarian Energy Utility Pays Off Small Part of Debt," Novinite, June 26, 2001

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