Berlin-Moabit power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Berlin-Moabit power station is a 100-megawatt (MW) coal- and biomass-fired power station in Berlin, Germany.


The undated satellite below shows the plant in Berlin.

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Moabit CHP plant was first put into operation in 1900. From 1987 and 1989, large parts of the old CHP plant were replaced with a new heating block. In 1990, the plant was given a new circulating fluidized bed combustion system. In 2013, the plant was retrofitted for co-combustion of biomass. Up to 40% of the thermal output can be generated by biomass.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Vattenfall Europe AG
  • Parent company: Vattenfall
  • Developer:
  • Location: Berlin-Mitte, Berlin, Germany
  • Coordinates: 52.53709, 13.345787 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 100 MW
  • Start date: 1990
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous/Lignite
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Moabit CHP plant," Vattenfall, accessed April 2016

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