Gas- and Oil-fired Plants in Cyprus and Malta

Delimara
Location: Malta
Operator: Enemalta
Configuration: 2 X 60 MW, 2 X 37.5 MW 6001 gas turbines, 110-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with 6001 gas turbines, 148-MW diesel power plant with eight 18V46 engiens and 12-MW STG
Operation: 1992-2012
Fuel: fuel oil, diesel oil
Boiler/HRSG supplier: Biro, Stork
T/G/engine supplier: BHEL, JBE, Nuovo Pignone, Allen, Wartsila
EPC: JBE, Nuovo Pignone, BWSC
Quick facts: Delimara was Malta's biggest infrastructure project ever. The site was expanded with two simple-cycle gas turbines, a CCGT block and a large diesel power station.

Photograph courtesy of Enemalta Corp
Re-posted 12 Mar 2001

Dhekelia-A
Location: Cyprus
Operator: Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Configuration: 42 MW
Operation: 1953
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Sir Lindsay Parkinson and Co Ltd
Quick facts: Dhekelia-A was built as part of UK MOD construction at the Dhekelia Sovereign Base Area and demolished in 2002.

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Posted 15 Feb 2004

Dhekelia-B
Location: Cyprus
Operator: Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Configuration: 6 X 60 MW
Operation: 1982-1993
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: Siemens, Toshiba, Alsthom, BHEL
Quick facts: This plant at Larnaca on the southeast coast was the largest power station Cyprus for many years.

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Posted 15 Feb 2004

Marsa-B
Location: Malta
Operator: Enemalta
Configuration: 2 X 12.5 MW, 5 X 30 MW, 1 X 60 MW, 1 X 35 MW GT
Operation: 1964-1990
Fuel: fuel oil, diesel oil
Boiler supplier: Tosi, Mitsui, FW
T/G supplier: Tosi, GE, Parsons
Quick facts: Phased construction at Marsa got underway in 1964 with two sets completed in 1965, two more in 1969, and three more in 1982/84. The third-phase steam turbines were brought over from a decommissioned power station in Palermo, Sicily, while Unit-8 was has a steam set first installed at Little Barford, England. The boilers for these four units were bought new. The last plant extension was a diesel-fired gas turbine. Units 6-8 originally burned coal, but these have been converted to heavy fuel oil and their precipitators have been refurbished.

Photograph courtesy of Enemalta Corp
Posted 3 May 2006

Moni
Location: Cyprus
Operator: Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Configuration: 6 X 30 MW, 4 X 37.5 MW GT
Operation: 1966-1995
Fuel: fuel oil, diesel oil
Boiler supplier: B&W, Ansaldo
T/G supplier: EE, Parsons, EGT, Thomassen
Quick facts: Moni on Akrotiri Bay was the second EAC central-station plant.

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Posted 15 Feb 2004

Vasilikos
Location: Cyprus
Operator: Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Configuration: 3 X 130 MW
Operation: 2000-2005
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: ABB
EPC: Mott MacDonald, PB Power, Balfour Beatty
Quick facts: This is the largest infrastructure project completed on the island and was carefully designed to minimize visual impact on the tourist area east of Limassol. The photo shows the site before the addition of a third 130-MW unit in 2005. A 180-MW 2+1 CCGT block was added in 2008. The site was heavily damaged by an accidental explosion of stored munitions at the adjacent Cypriot naval base on 11 Jul 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Electricity Authority of Cyprus
Posted 12 Jan 2002

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 01-Dec-2012

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