Lignite-Fired Plants in Greece

 

 

Agios Dimitrios
Location: Kozani
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 5 X 300 MW
Operation: 1984-1997
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Stein, EVT, Biro
T/G supplier: Alsthom, LMZ, Eelctrosila, Ansaldo
Quick facts:
Agios Dimitrios is the largest power plant in Greece.  The plant is in the heart of the Western Macedonia lignite fields.

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 15 Sep 2002

Amyntaio
Location: Florina
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 2 X 300 MW
Operation: 1987-1988
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Stein
T/G supplier: LMZ
Quick facts: These units are part of the largest Greek lignite production center in the Ptolemais-Amyntaion district where there are 16 generating units with a total capacity of 4,050 MW.

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 19 Jun 2001

Florina
Location: Florina
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 1 X 330 MW
Operation: 2003
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Ganzrock
T/G supplier: ABB
EPC: ABB, Metka

Photograph courtesy of Alstom Power
Posted 24 Nov 2004

 

Kardia
Location: Kozani
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 4 X 300 MW
Operation: 1975-1981
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Stein, Ganz-Rock
T/G supplier: Alsthom, LMZ, Teploenergo
EPC: Zarubezhenergoproekt

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 15 Feb 2004

Megalopolis
Location: Arcadia
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 2 X 125 MW, 2 X 300 MW
Operation: 1970-1991
Fuel: lignite, bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Vereinigte Kesselwerke
T/G supplier: AEG, Siemens
Quick facts: Megalopolis is to be extended with two 400-MW CCGT blocks by 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 12 Mar 2002

Ptolemais
Location: Kozani
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 1 X 70 MW, 2 X 125 MW, 1 X 300 MW
Operation: 1959-1973
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: KSG, Stein, EVT
T/G supplier: Alsthom, BBC
Quick facts: Medium-pressure steam from the power station is used for the district heating of approximately 45% of the town of Ptolemais. The thermal capacity of the installation is 50 MWt. Unit-1 was retired on 18 Jun 2010 after 50yrs of service.

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 21 Jun 2001

Abbreviations

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

Updated 11/24/10

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