Pego power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm}}Pego power station is a 628-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Centro, Portugal.


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Background on Plant

Pego power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 628 MW. The plant was completed between 1992 and 1995, and is owned by Engie and Endesa. Coal is imported by CarboPego via the Port of Sines 290 km away and delivered by rail.[1] It is planned for retirement in 2024.

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Tejo Energia SA
  • Parent company: Engie and Endesa
  • Location: Pego, Abrantes, Médio Tejo, Centro, Portugal
  • Coordinates: 39.468174, -8.109231 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 628 MW (Units 1&2: 314 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1992-1995
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Pego Coal Power Plant Portugal," GEO, accessed April 2016

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