Our power,
your energy

About us

We are Sloecentrale

Sloecentrale is a modern gas-fired power plant with a power generation of 870 MW. This output is equal to the consumption of two million households. Its flexibility allows us to adapt quickly to the changing market. The plant is ideally featured to back-up the needed power when wind and solar energy fall short. The company is a joint venture of the foremost energy company EDF and the Dutch energy company PZEM N.V. Sloe Centrale BV is fully compliant with ISO and OHSAS standards.

Our vision

From 2009 we are working on providing the market with the energy that is needed. We aim for excellent performance and continually improve our work processes. We believe that the greatest asset of a company is its people. Our dedicated professionals work every day to make Sloecentrale better. We do this without losing sight of safety, environment and our people.

Our plant



Sloecentrale's generation capacity is 870 MW (megawatt). This capacity is equal to the average usage of 2 million households.
870 MW


Sloecentrale has a very high level of efficiency.
Efficiency of


Sloecentrale's flexibility allows us to react to the ever changing energy demands.
Start-up time
35 minutes


Amidst the fossil-fuelled power plants it stands out for its clean technology with emission of CO2 357 g /kWh and Low Emission of NOx.
50% lower CO2
than an average coal fired power plant.

Technical features

Two units (CCGT)

435 MW each


Natural gas


Single shaft 1x1x1

Gas turbine


290 MegaWatt
Dry low Nox burners

Steam turbine

Siemens SST5-5000
135 MW

115 bar, 540°C, 72kg/s


Triple pressure
CMI boiler

HP section
Benson® Technology

Our policies

“To maintain the high quality of Sloecentrale, we frequently assess and adapt our organisation, processes and workflows.”
Martin Jongepier Plant Manager
Martin Jongepier Plant Manager


Being a reliable, efficient generator is essential to optimally operate and maintain the power plant. To ensure sustainability of our business we make our workflow processes lean and well-described. Also, we make sure our employees maintain a high level of skills anticipating today’s and tomorrow’s needs. We understand the market and spot value-adding opportunities between us and our stakeholders.
“Ask anyone around here about the values of Sloecentrale. Safety always comes up first”
Richard van der Holst Operator
Operator Richard van der Holst

Health and safety

At Sloecentrale zero harm is our permanent target. Sloe Centrale BV's management is responsible for health and safety of employees, contractors and visitors. Safety is first at Sloecentrale, no matter how important a job is. All assets are in good condition and comply with safety standards. Risk prevention, health and safety improvement are fully integrated in the management system.
“I find it gratifying to be working in a green plant. We take the environment into consideration in more ways than one: from emission to fish return system”
Alwin Verstraeten Purchaser / Chemical Engineer
Alwin Verstraeten Purchaser / Chemical Engineer


Sloe Centrale BV is committed to minimising the environmental impact of its power generation. Business cannot prevail above environmental regulations and care for the environment is our moral obligation. Examples: minimal consumption of water, gas and chemicals, as well as minimal emissions, heat discharge and waste.
“Our employees are encouraged to base their professional relationships on listening, dialogue, confidence and team spirit. It brings pleasure and efficiency.”
Kees Laban Commercial & Financial Manager
Kees Laban Commercial & Financial Manager


The way we do things is essential for ensuring sustainable high performances. Our success and reputation depend on working together, to progress and aim for excellence, and also on integrity and honesty in doing business. Our standing values: trust and respect for individuals, results through teamwork, uncompromising integrity and respect for stakeholders

Our workforce

"The advanced technology of the Sloecentrale does not make all. The professionalism and dedication of our employees is our most precious asset."
Régis Chancel General Manager
>Régis Chancel General Manager

Man and machine

The Sloecentrale is a wonderful coupling of man and machine. At Sloe Centrale BV people make the technology function at its best. Close to fifty people are employed and divided into four departments: Operations, 
Maintenance, Engineering and Staff.


Responsible for the operation of the power plant. 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.


Coordinates and manages all maintenance. It’s a full day’s work to have and keep the plant in optimal operable and reliable conditions.


Supports both the Operations and Maintenance teams with its technological know-how. Engineering also keeps track of new technology to improve performance.


Covers management, technical support services, and other general support services, to keep Sloecentrale in working order. Ranging from safety & environment professionals, to administration and facility.

Personal development

Sloe Centrale BV relies on its people and values their development. Whether in their personal lives or to sustain their professional ambitions. We stimulate employees to keep developing and give them the chance to use their creativity. Giving employees the opportunity to follow several learning and training programs ensures that knowledge of safety and efficiency is up to date.


Sloe Centrale BV has several years of experience in training interns. We are recognised as a learning company and can accompany students who are interested in working with us. Having interns is a benefit for the trainee and the company, offering the opportunity to learn and experience working life, hearing new ideas, and a fresh look on our company and processes. We offer internships in different departments.

Interested in an internship at Sloecentrale? Mail to info@sloecentrale.nl

Our suppliers

At Sloecentrale we value our suppliers. We believe that a good relationship with our suppliers will give both businesses increased strength. We always seek to build constructive relationships and treat our suppliers as valuable business partners. Sloecentrale operates in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible manner. We require our suppliers to not only share our commitments and aspirations but to also meet our code of conduct. By working together in this manner a valuable win-win situation is created.

General terms and conditions

Download the general terms and conditions here

Safety introduction film (ENG)

Watch the safety introduction film

Visiting address

Albaniëweg 10, harbour nr. 9610
4389 PR Ritthem, The Netherlands

Mailing address

P.O. box 5009
4380 KA Vlissingen, The Netherlands

T +31 118 770 000
F +31 118 770 065
E info@sloecentrale.nl