Coal powered power plants in Spain

Last Modified: Sun Jan 26 2020 06:35:14 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 9,791 MW
    Total generation capacity of 14 coal powered power plants operational in Spain as of last date of update.
  • 484 MW
    Endesa's Alcudia Power Station in Baleares province. The Balearic Climate Change Law establishes the closure of units III & IV by 2025, (subject to the installation of the second cable connecting the Balearic Islands to the Peninsula). Until then, they can continue operating for a limited number of hours.
  • 1,055 MW
    Endesa's Teruel Power Plant is a lignite fired power plant near the town of Andorra in the province of Teruel. In Nov 2018, the company announced it would close the plant in 2020.
  • 1,400 MW
    Endesa's 4 unit (4 x 350 MW) As Pontes Thermal Power Plant located in the municipality of As Pontes de García Rodríguez, approximately 70km away from the coastal city A Coruna by road. It is the biggest coal-fired power station in Spain and has been in operation since 1976. In September 2019, Endesa announced its intention to close the plant as early as 2022, foreseeing poor profitability due to the increasing EU carbon emissions price that more than tripled from £7m (€8m) a tonne at the beginning of 2018 to £22m (€18m) a tonne in the second half of 2019.
  • 1,050 MW
    Endesa's 3 unit (3 x 350 MW) Compostilla Thermal Power Plant located at Cubillos del Sil, Leon province. Operational since 1961, 2 units have already been closed, with the 3 operational units slated for closure by Jun 2020. The decommissioning process is expected to be started in the second half of 2020 and completed in four years.
  • 1,158 MW
    Endesa's Central Termica Carboneras Power Plant is a lignite fired power plant near the town of Andorra in the province of Teruel. In Sep 2019, the company announced it would close the plant in 2020 as "continued operation of uncompetitive coal plants is not foreseeable in the future due to the change in market conditions".
  • 877 MW
    EDP Espana's Abono Thermal Power Plant located in the valley of the same name, between the municipalities of Gijón and Carreño, two kilometers from Port Musel. It has 2 operational units one of 341.79 MW and the other of 535.87 MW net capacity.
  • 346 MW
    Unit 3 of EDP Espana's Soto de Ribera combined coal and gas power plant, located located in the municipality of Ribera de Arriba (Asturias), downstream from the confluence of the rivers Nalon and Caudal.
  • 557 MW
    Naturgy's Meirama Thermal Power Plant located Galicia, in La Coruna province. The company announced on 15 Jan 2019, it would close down the plant by Jun 2020.
  • 501 MW
    Naturgy's Narcea Thermal Power Plant located in Asturias province (Unit 2 - 154 MW and Unit 3 - 347 MW). The company announced on 15 Jan 2019, it would close down the plant by Jun 2020.
  • 619 MW
    Naturgy's La Robla Thermal Power Plant located in Castilla y León province. The company announced on 15 Jan 2019, it would close down the plant by Jun 2020.
  • 347 MW
    Iberdrola's Lada Thermal Power Plant located in Asturias province. The company announced on 10 Nov 2017, it would close down the plant by Jun 2020.
  • 485 MW
    Iberdrola's Velilla Thermal Power Plant located in Palencia province. The company announced on 10 Nov 2017, it would close down the plant by Jun 2020.
  • 589 MW
    Viesgo's Los Barrios Thermal Power Plant located in Cadiz province.
  • 323 MW
    Viesgo's Puente Nuevo Thermal Power Plant located in Cordoba province. The plant is slated to close down by Jun 2020.