Anlage Rüsselsheim power station

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Anlage Rüsselsheim power station is an operating power station of at least 112-megawatts (MW) in Russelsheim, Hessen, Germany.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Anlage Rüsselsheim power station Russelsheim, Hessen, Germany 49.99545, 8.39445 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 49.99545, 8.39445

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] gas[3][2] 112[3][2] combined cycle[2] yes[2] 1999[4]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 Opel Automobile GmbH[4] Stellantis [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): both[4]
  • Captive industry: Automobiles[4]


This combined heat-and-power (CHP) plant uses gas-fired turbines to produce 112 MW of power. The majority of this goes to Opel's automobile manufacturing site, where the power plant is located.[5]

Articles and Resources


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  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Archived from the original on 27 November 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. "Russelheim Rhein Main Germany Plant". General Motors Authority. Retrieved Apr 28th, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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