The power plant will be installed in the Industrial Area of Alexandroupolis and will consist of a state-of-the-art gas turbine and a steam turbine on a common axis with one (1) generator. The installed capacity of the plant will be 840 MW and its fuel will be natural gas. The power plant will be connected with the National Power Transmission System at Nea Santa UHV Substation, the terminal point of the new Maritza East – Nea Santa 400 kV interconnection line.
The project has received environmental terms’ approval, construction works are expected to begin in Q4 of 2021 and be completed in Q1 of 2024.
The project of the power plant will stimulate the employment and economic development of the region, both during its construction phase as well as during its operation. It will enhance the local economy, while in combination with the other infrastructure projects that exist or are planned to be executed in the region, it will make the area a real energy hub.