Diesel and Gas-Engine Power Plants in Spain
Arener
Location: Madrid
Operator: Aridos Energias Especiales SA
Configuration: 4 X 1.7 MW engines CHP
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
Quick facts: The Arener plant is owned by Eufer, Áridos Ligeros (Arlisa) plus others.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

Aviles Genesa
Location: Asturias
Operator: HC Energia
Configuration: 12 X 1.62 MW JMS 620 GS-S/N LC engines
Operation: 2004
Fuel: BFG, COG
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Ingemas
Quick facts: This cogeneration system uses low-Btu waste gases from the Aceralia steel factory. The gensets are owned and operated by HC Energia's Sidergas, part of Neo Energia, EDP's company specializing in renewable and special energies.

Photograph courtesy of GE Jenbacher
Posted 11 Nov 2006

Boinersa
Location: La Coruna
Operator: Boiro Energias SA
Configuration: 7 X 3.825 MW TBD645L9 engines CHP
Operation: 1997
Fuel: heavy oil
E/G supplier: Deutz, Kaick
EPC: Mecánicas Bolea SA
Quick facts: The Boinersa plant is owned by Eufer and food company Jesus Alonso SA.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

Boiro
Location: La Coruna
Operator: Destilación, Depuración y Reciclaje
Configuration: 3 X 3.3 MW CHP
Operation: 2001
Fuel: heavy oil
E/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: The DDR plant is owned by Eufer and food company Jesus Alonso SA.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

Canada Hermosa Landfill
Location: Murcia
Operator: Cespa
Configuration: 2 X 1.003 MW JMS 320 GSLL engines
Operation: 1999
Fuel: landfill gas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher, Leroy Somer

Photograph courtesy of GE Jenbacher
Posted 10 Jan 2004

Clesa
Location: Madrid
Operator: Enerlasa SA
Configuration: 3 X 1.6 MW JMS 616 engines CHP
Operation: 1997
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
Quick facts: The Clesa plant is owned by Eufer and Parmalat España SA.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

El Palmar
Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Operator: Unelco-Endesa
Configuration: ca 16 MW IC engines
Operation: 1975-2000
Fuel: diesel oil, LFO
E/G supplier: Caterpillar, Deutz
Quick facts: This power station is in San Sebastian Gomera, Tenerife.

Photograph courtesy of Endesa SA
Posted 1 Jan 2013

Garona Verde
Location: Lleida
Operator: Global 3 Energia SPCA
Configuration: 17.6-MW, 5+1 combined-cycle plant with KVGS18-GW engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2002
E/G and T/G supplier: Bergen, Pasch, Leroy Somer
Quick facts: This combined-cycle IC plant supplies an aquaculture facility owned by Grupo Walter.

Photograph courtesy of Rolls-Royce
Posted 26 Feb 2005

Ibiza
Location: Baleares
Operator: Gesa-Endesa
Configuration: 4 X 8.5-MW 6K74ES engines, 2 X 15.4-MW 10K67GSCA engines
Operation: 1973-1981
Fuel: HFO
E/G supplier: MAN B&W
Quick facts: Various other gensets and two gas turbines are installed at this main power plant for the resort island of Ibiza.

Photograph courtesy of MAN B&W
Posted 24 Nov 2007

Lasa Pontevedra
Location: Pontevedra
Operator: Enerlasa SA
Configuration: 2 X 1.7 MW JMS 616 engines CHP
Operation: 1998
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
Quick facts: The Lasa Pontevedra plant is owned by Eufer and Parmalat España SA.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

Los Guinchos
Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Operator: Unelco-Endesa
Configuration: 80 MW IC engines, 1 X 15 MW GT
Operation: 1967-2006
Fuel: heavy oil, diesel oil
E/G supplier: MAN B&W
Quick facts: This power station is in Breña Alta on the eastern side of the island of La Palma.

Photograph courtesy of Endesa SA
Posted 23 Oct 2011

Melilla
Location: Mellila
Operator: Endesa SA
Configuration: 2 X 5.76 MW, 2 X 3 MW, 1 X 14.7 MW, 1 X 12.3 MW
Operation: 1980-2002
Fuel: heavy oil, diesel oil
E/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This power station serves Melilla, an autonomous Spanish city comprising an exclave on the Mediterranean Sea, on the north coast of North Africa. Along with Ceuta, it is one of the two Spanish territories located in mainland Africa.

Photograph courtesy of Endesa SA
Posted 10 Jun 2007

Navia
Location: Asturias
Operator: Cogeneración de Navia SA
Configuration: 2 X 12.6-MW 12V48/60 engines CHP
Operation: 1998
Fuel: HFO
E/G supplier: MAN B&W, ABB
EPC: Babcock & Wilcox Espanola, EPRO
Quick facts: In Jan 2011, Cogeneración de Navia celebrated 100,000 operating hours at this cogeneration plant. MAN PrimeServ has had the two engines under a comprehensive service contract since commissioning. The baseload machines generate power and heat for the Reny Picot dairy product factor of Industrias Lácteas Asturiana SA.

Photograph courtesy of MAN B&W
Posted 22 Jan 2011

Pamplona
Location: Navarra
Operator: Viscofan SA
Configuration: 4 X 2.93 MW KVGS-18G engines
Operation: 1992
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Bergen

Photograph courtesy of Bergen
Posted 17 Apr 2002

Punta Grande
Location: Las Palmas
Operator: Unelco-Endesa
Configuration: ca 140 MW IC engines and gas turbines
Operation: 1986-2006
Fuel: diesel oil, LFO, HFO
E/G supplier: Sulzer, MAN B&W, Alsthom, EGT
Quick facts: This power station is in Arrecife, Lanzarote.

Photograph courtesy of Endesa SA
Posted 1 Jan 2013

Ribesalbes
Location: Castellon
Operator: Poligas Ambiente SL
Configuration: 7 X 636 kW engines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: syngas from plastic waste gasification
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: International Engineering SL
Quick facts: This plant was designed to gasify up to 25,000 tpy of plastic (PE and PP).  After operation, GE Energy installed a wet electrostatic precipitator.  The plant owner went into receivership in Mar 2004 and halted operation.

Photograph courtesy of Edmonton Waste Management Centre
Posted 24 Mar 2007/td>

Salto del Negro
Location: Las Palmas
Operator: City of Las Palmas
Configuration: 2 X 1.37 MW GQMA engines CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: digester gas
E/G supplier: Cummins
EPC: Cummins
Quick facts: This facility digests up to 75,000 tpy of refuse the Las Palmas metro area and converts it to biogas that is 65% methane. This is used for a CHP plant with lean-burn, 4-stroke gensets designed to run on low-Btu gas. Waste heat is returned to the treatment plant to accelerate the digestion process. Surplus electricity is sold to the local utility, which pays a green premium.

Photograph courtesy of Power
Posted 5 Nov 2006

San José de La Rinconada
Location: Sevilla
Operator: Azucarera Energías SA
Configuration: 3 X 5.5 MW 18V34G engines CHP
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Wartsila
Quick facts: This €9mn CHP plant went online in April 2003 at a sugar factory. Steam output is 13.2 tph at 6bars and is used to treat and reduce vinasse produced as a by-product of sugar production. Azucarera Energías is a joint venture of Ebro Puleva (60%) and Eufer (40%).

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

Santiago Finsa
Location: La Coruna
Operator: Financiera Maderera SA
Configuration: 2 X 12.5 MW 16V46 engines CHP
Operation: 1995
Fuel: heavy oil
E/G supplier: Wartsila
Quick facts: This plant went online in December 1995 and is a joint venture of Financiera Maderera SA, Eufer, and Arborum SA. The facility is at a plywood plant.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008

Tordomar
Location: Burgos
Operator: La Energia SA
Configuration: 3 X 3.7 MW TBG632V16 engines CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Deutz
Quick facts: La Energia SA is a subsidiary of Gas Natural. This €6mn cogeneration plant is at a large pig farm in Tordomar. Waste heat is taken off to process pig manure.

Photograph courtesy of Gas Natural SA
Posted 13 Mar 2004

Ufefys
Location: Madrid
Operator: Ufefys
Configuration: 2 X 6.25 MW BV16M-640 engines CHP
Operation: 1996
Fuel: heavy oil
E/G supplier: Deutz
EPC: Abengoa
Quick facts: This CHP plant supplies a pharmaceutical works in Aranjuez 45km south of Madrid owned by Ercros Industrial SA. The factory started operations in 1949 and makes antibiotics obtained both by fermentation and chemical synthesis. Ufefys is a joint venture of Ercros and Eufer.

Photograph courtesy of Enel Unión Fenosa Renovables
Posted 28 Jun 2008/td>

Abbreviations

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

Updated 01-Jan-2013

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