Teruel Power Plant was a lignite fired power plant near the town of Andorra in the province of Teruel, community of Aragon, Spain. The flue gas stack of Teruel Power Plant was 343 metres (1,125 ft) high. Teruel Power Plant had three generating units with a capacity of 350 megawatts each. In 1992, Teruel Power Plant was equipped with filters that reduced the amount of detrimental sulfur dioxide emitted in the smoke by 90%.

Teruel Power Plant
Official nameCentral térmica de Andorra
LocationAndorra, Teruel
Coordinates40°59′50.84″N 0°22′52.23″W / 40.9974556°N 0.3811750°W / 40.9974556; -0.3811750
Commission date1981
Decommission date
  • 30 June 2020
Thermal power station
Primary fuelLignite
Power generation
Units decommissioned3 x 350 MW
Nameplate capacity1,050 MW (1981-2020)
External links
CommonsRelated media on Commons

The plant was closed in 2020.[1] On February 16, 2023, the chimney was demolished by explosives, making it the tallest freestanding structure ever demolished in a controlled manner.[2]

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  1. ^ "BOE.es - BOE-A-2020-7548 Resolución de 29 de junio de 2020, de la Dirección General de Política Energética y Minas, por la que se autoriza a Endesa Generación, SA, el cierre de la Central Térmica de Teruel, en el término municipal de Andorra (Teruel)". www.boe.es. Retrieved 2021-05-27.
  2. ^ "Derrumbe chimenea central Andorra (Teruel)". YouTube.

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