About us

Bizkaia Energia S.L.U.

Bizkaia Energia SLU is the owner of the Amorebieta combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) generation plant.

Currently Bizkaia Energia is owned by Arclight Capital Partners LLC, a US company specialising in investments in the energy sector.

Following the liberalisation of the electrical sector in 1997 (under law 54/1997 November 27), Bizkaia Energia was set up in 1998 to develop a project for the development and operation of a combined cycle power plant.

Construction began in February 2003. Following a 30 month construction programme, the plant began commercial operation in August 2005.

Operations and maintenance: Bizkaia Facility Management, S.L

Bizkaia Facility Management España (BFM) is the operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider for Bizkaia Energia. The team of 40 bring a wealth of experience and know-how to the business having previously worked for the international business of the Irish Electrical Utility ESB.

The O&M of the plant is certified against standards for quality, environment, safety and asset management, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 55001:2015 respectively.

General technical characteristics of the Amorebieta CCGT

Capacity
786 MW
Configuration
2 – 2 – 1
Fuel
Gas Natural
Gas turbines
GE MS9001 FA DLN 2.0+
Generators
GE 324
Steam turbine
ALSTOM DKYZZ3-2N41
HRSGs
DOOSAN HEAVY INDUSTRY
Condensation system
AEROCONDENSADOR (GEA)
Electrical sub-station
AREVA 400kV
Gas fuel measurement and control station
HIVISAN (45-60 bar)
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