Vilvoorde power station
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Vilvoorde power station is a 255-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium.
The map below shows the location of the power station in Vilvoorde, Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium.
Due to underutilization, Electrabel entered this plant into the Strategic Reserve from 2014 to 2017 (3 years). The plant has since re-entered the market, and Electrabel is planning to expand the site. It purchased the land from EMGB and has proposed an 870 MW expansion.
- Sponsor: Electrabel
- Parent company: Engie SA
- Location: Vilvoorde, Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium
- Coordinates: 50.9414, 4.4246 (exact)
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 255 MW
- Gross generating capacity (proposed): 870 MW
- Gas-fired combined-cycle gas turbine, 870 MW (start-up not found)
Articles and Resources
- Annual electricity capacity update: Belgian supply to stabilise in period before nuclear phase-out, ICIS, Joachim Moxon, Jan 17, 2017
- Belgium: acquisition of the Vilvoorde site and gas-fired power plant, ENGIE, Apr 17, 2020
- Elia "Detailed production park" data set dated July 3, 2019
- Transparency - Plant Units Engie, accessed December 2019
- FRESNA (FIAS Renewable Energy Systems & Network Analysis) version 4.1 (July 2019)
- ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 22W20181015PU--J accessed November 2019
- Electrabel confirms the gradual reintegration of nuclear reactors into the network: Doel 4 has been given the go-ahead to restart
- Global Energy Observatory ID 41969, accessed January 2020