Withdrawal of Power Plants
In the course of recent years, PPC S.A. has decommissioned lignite-fired and oil-fired plants and is accelerating the withdrawal of 12 lignite-fired power plants of an approximate capacity of 3,4 GW by 2023, alongside the closure and rehabilitation of the respective mines.
Decommissioned Power Plants prior to 2019:
- Lignite-fired TPPs: Ptolemaida 1 and 2, 3 and Megalopolis 1 and 2. - - Oil-fired TPPs: Lavrio and Aliveri (four TPPs with total capacity of 730 mW).
At the same time, the Company added to its capacity:
- two natural gas-fired TPPs of total capacity of 1,259 MW (Megalopolis, Aliveri),
- one hydroelectric Power Plant of a capacity of 157 MW (Ilarion), and
- one oil-fired TPP in Southern Rhodes (Kattavia) of a capacity of 115.5 MW.
Lignite-fired Units decommissioned from 2019 to 2021:
- Units I and II in Kardia TPP, 275 MW each,
- Units Ι and ΙΙ in Amyntaio TPP, 273 MW each, and,
- Units ΙΙΙ and ΙV in Kardia TPP, 280 MW each.
In the context of modernization, PPC has replaced significant capacity in old plants with new environmentally friendlier modern technology-based facilities, and has upgraded existing installations so that they operate based on the best available techniques.
The modernization of the Company’s capacity includes the following:
Initiatives – International Partnerships
Aiming to be actively involved in the international efforts to deal with climate change (reduction of emissions – impact – adaptation), PPC S.A. participates in several voluntary initiatives and projects.
By way of indication:
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