Thermal capacity accounted for 55.1% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData. Of the total global thermal capacity, 0.12% is in Romania. Listed below are the five largest active thermal power plants by capacity in Romania, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.

1. Rovinari Power Station

The Rovinari Power Station is a 1,720MW thermal power project located in Gorj, Romania. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1976. Complexul Energetic Oltenia own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Turceni Thermal Power Plant

The 1,320MW Turceni Thermal Power Plant thermal power project is located in Gorj, Romania. It was commissioned in 1980. The project is owned by Complexul Energetic Oltenia. Buy the profile here.

3. Petrobrazi Refinery Combined Cycle Power Plant

The Petrobrazi Refinery Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 890MW thermal project. OMV Petrom owns the project. It was commissioned in 2012. It is located in Prahova, Romania. Buy the profile here.

4. Ludus-Iernut Power Plant

The Ludus-Iernut Power Plant thermal project with a capacity of 800MW came online in 1963. Societatea Nationala de Gaze Natural Romgaz have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Mures, Romania. Buy the profile here.

5. Isalnita Power Plant

The Isalnita Power Plant has been operating since 1987. The 630MW thermal project is located in Dolj, Romania. Complexul Energetic Oltenia have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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