Agios Nikolaos Power Station
Agios Nikolaos Power Station was a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Greece.
The map below shows Aspra Spitia Viotias, the proposed location of the Agios Nikolaos Power Station.
The power station proposed for Beotia was sponsored by Mytilineos and Endesa, which have formed a joint venture company named Endesa Hellas. The power station would have an installed capacity of 600 megawatts at an estimated cost of 890 million euros.
A securities analyst reported in May 2007 that the company had submitted an application for a power generation license. In July 2007, Endesa Hellas reported that the company aimed to have the "clean coal" plant online by the first half of 2013. (It also flagged that plans for a "clean coal" plant of unstated capacity were under development for a location in Albania).
The project was effectively blocked in 2009 due to a decision by the Greek government to end hard coal imports in favor of using natural gas in future plants.
- Sponsor: Endesa Hellas
- Parent company: Mytilineos and Enel
- Location: Aspra Spitia, Boeotia (Viotia), Sterea Ellada (Central Greece)
- Coordinates: 38.3910798, 22.6519026 (approximate)
- Status: Cancelled
- Capacity: 600 MW
- Start date:
- Coal Type: Hard coal
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Resources and articles
- "JV with Endesa provides great prospects in Greece and SE Europe", Beta Securities, May 10, 2007.
- Endesa Hellas, "ENDESA Hellas Board of Directors: Convenes to Decisions", Media Release, July 30, 2007.
- "Greener Power For PPC Plants," Energia.gr, February 13, 2009