Gas- and Oil-fired Plants in Spain
Aceca
Location: Toledo
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 2 X 316 MW
Operation: 1969-1970
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: CE
T/G supplier: Westinghouse
Quick facts: A 386-MW CCGT block was added in 2005.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 11 May 2002

Barranco de Tirajana
Location: Islas Canarias
Operator: Unelco-Endesa
Configuration: 2 X 80 MW
Fuel: fuel oil
Operation: 1995-1996
Boiler supplier: Babcock & Wilcox Espanola
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: These units were retrofit with Alstom seawater FGD scrubbers.

Photograph courtesy of laProvincia.es
Posted 8 Aug 2010

Cristobal Colon
Location: Huelva
Operator: Endesa
Configuration: 1 X 70 MW (ret), 1 X 148 MW (et), 1 X 160 MW (ret), 1 X 400 MW CCGT
Operation: 1961-2006
Fuel: heavy oil, natural gas
Boiler supplier: B&W, CE
T/G supplier: GE, MHI
Quick facts: The old oil- and gas-fired steams sets were replaced by an MHI, single-shaft CCGT. The three steam-electric units are retired.

Photograph by pericoterrades (flickr)
Posted 25 May 2008

Sabon
Location: A Coruna
Operator: Union Fenosa
Configuration: 1 X 120 MW, 1 X 350 MW
Operation: 1972-1975
Fuel: heavy oil, natural gas
Boiler supplier: ICL, CEC
T/G supplier: GEC, BBC
Quick facts: A 400-MW CCGT block was added in 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Union Fenosa
Posted 11 Aug 2004

Santurce
Location: Vizcaya
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 1 X 377 MW, 1 X 542 MW
Operation: 1969-1972
Fuel: heavy oil
Boiler supplier: CE, B&W Espana
T/G supplier: General Electric
Quick facts: A 400-MW CCGT block was added in 2004.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 28 Apr 2002

Sant AdriÓ de Bes˛s
Location: Barcelona
Operator: Fecsa-Endesa
Configuration: 3 X 350 MW
Operation: 1973-1976
Fuel: heavy oil, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Deutsche Babcock
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: The 200m stacks on the Sant Adria plant were dubbed the Three Marias when built and they became local landmarks. Unit-2 is closed.

Photograph courtesy of www.solarquitectura.com
Posted 19 Mar 2008

Abbreviations

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

Updated 09-Mar-2014

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