CCGT Plants in Spain - Andalucia
Arcos de la Frontera
Location: Cadiz
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 2 x 400 MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with 9001FA gas turbines, 800-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001FB gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
Operation: 2004-2005
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Iberinco
Quick facts: At completion, this was the largest power plant ever built by Iberdrola as well as the largest CC plant in Spain. The third block was the launch plant for the 9001FB gas turbine.

Photograph courtesy of Power
Re-posted 5 Sep 2006

Bahia de Algeciras
Location: Cadiz
Operator: E.ON Espana
Configuration: 800-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V94.3A gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2011
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Alsthom
EPC: Ansaldo, Empresarios Agrupados
Quick facts: This 400mn ccgt project involved repowering the 220-MW Unit-1 of the conventional Algeciras gas-fired plant. Unit-2 (1 X 533 MW) was retired. First firing was on 10 Dec 2009 and grid connection was on 3 Feb 2010.

Photograph courtesy of Ansaldo
Re-posted 28 Sep 2014

Campanillas
Location: Malaga
Operator: Gas Natural SDG SA
Configuration: 400 MW single-shaft CCGT with GT26B gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2011
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom, Carbonell Figueras
Quick facts: This plant cost 250mn. Construction began in Jul 2006 and although commissioning began in May 2010, full operation did not start until Feb 2011. The scheme includes a 5km gas pipeline spur and a 13km pipeline to deliver gray water from the Guadalhorce treatment works. Alstom has a 12yr O&M agreement for the plant.

Photograph courtesy of Carbonell Figueras SA
Posted 26 Dec 2010

Campo de Gibraltar
Location: Cadiz
Operator: Nueva Generadora del Sur (NGS)
Configuration: 2 x 400 MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with V94.3A gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2004
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: NGS was built as a 50:50 joint venture of Fenosa and CEPSA.

Photograph courtesy of Union Fenosa
Posted 19 Aug 2004

Cristobal Colon
Location: Huelva
Operator: Endesa Generacion SA
Configuration: 400-MW single-shaft CCGT block with M701F gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2006
HRSG supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
EPC: MHI, Initec, Dragados
Quick facts: The CCGT block was declared commercial on 20 May 2006. The order was received in Aug 2002, but construction was deferred until 2004. This was a full turnkey project completed by MHI and Initec. The site also has three conventional oil-fired units, now all closed.

Photograph courtesy of Grupo ACS
Posted 28 Nov 2007

Huelva Refinery
Location: Huelva
Operator: Ertisa SA
Configuration: 1 x 26 MW cogen with RB211 gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas, propane
Operation: 1997
T/G supplier: Rolls-Royce, Peebles
Quick facts: This baseload machine was the first RB211 capable of burning propane.

Photograph courtesy of Rolls-Royce
Posted 21 Feb 2005

 
Palos de la Frontera
Location: Huelva
Operator: Union Fenosa
Configuration: 3 x 400 MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with SGT5-40001F gas turbines
Fuel: LNG
Operation: 2004-2005
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Socoin, Carbonell Figueras
Quick facts: The Palos Frontera plant cost 520mn and is at the Huelva Poligono Industrial Nuevo Puerto. These sets have synchronous clutches allowing for simple-cycle operation of the gas turbines. The local substation is connected to the grid by a 99km, 400kV line. Fuel is from the Enagas LNG plant located about 3km away in the same industrial area. The units use once-through seawater cooling. Construction stated in Jan 2003 and the first unit was commissioned on 14 Dec 2004.

Photograph courtesy of Union Fenosa
Posted 20 Aug 2008

San Roque
Location: Cadiz
Operator: Endesa, Gas Natural
Configuration: 2 x 400 MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with GT26B gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2002
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom, Duro Felguera

Photograph courtesy of Alstom Power
Posted 13 Aug 2002

Abbreviations

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

Updated 28-Sep-2014

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