Braunschweig Mitte power station

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Braunschweig Mitte power station, in the state of Niedersachsen, Germany, has 173 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity (78 MW coal-fired and 95 MW gas-fired).


The map below shows the location of the power station in Braunschweig, the state of Niedersachsen, Germany.

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The site has housed a coal-plant since 1924, although the currently operating unit is one that was refurbished and commissioned in 1984.[1] A combined heat-and-power (CHP) gas-fired turbine was commissioned at the same location in 2010, as part of Germany's attempts to phase out coal by 2030.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG & Co. KG[3]
  • Parent company: Veolia Environnement SA[4]
  • Location: Braunschweig, the state of Niedersachsen, Germany
  • Coordinates: 52.2786, 10.5147 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 173 MW
    • Unit 3: Coal-fired subcritical, 78 MW (start-up in 1984)
    • Block 12: Gas-fired[2] combined cycle[2] with CHP[2], 20 MW[2] (start-up in 1971)[2]
    • Unit GuD: Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[3] with CHP[3], 75 MW[3] (start-up in 2010)[3]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Heizkraftwerk Braunschweig-Mitte". Bloges. Retrieved Apr 28th, 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0135 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0136 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  4. BS|ENERGYVeolia, accessed February 3, 2020