Bahia de Bizkaia Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 789.823MW gas fired power project. It is located in Basque Country, Spain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 789.823 789.823 Active Basque Country, Spain


The project is currently owned by Bahia de Bizkaia Electricidad with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Diesel. The fuel is procured from Bahia de Bizkaia Gas.

The project generated 2,800,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is $425.981m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Red Electrica Corporacion under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Abengoa, Babcock & Wilcox Espanola and Seridom Servicios Integrados Idom were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of Condensing Type steam turbine with 281.823MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of MS9001FA-50 Hz gas turbines, each with 254MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Babcock & Wilcox Espanola supplied steam boiler for the project.


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