Chambière power station

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Chambière power station (UEM Centrale de Chambière; Metz-Chambière) is an operating power station of at least 45-megawatts (MW) in Metz, Moselle, France.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Chambière power station Metz, Moselle, France 49.129262, 6.183568 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 49.129262, 6.183568

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2][3] fossil gas - natural gas[2] 45[2][3] gas turbine[4] 1992[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
Unit 1 Usine d'électricité de Metz [100.0%]


In 2020, the power station stopped using coal entirely, switching to natural gas fuels in the combined heat-and-power system.[5]

Articles and Resources


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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Archived from the original on 21 September 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Archived from the original on 08 May 2024. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Archived from the original on 07 July 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. "EPH announces plan to close its Provence coal plant a year after purchasing it". Europe Beyond Coal. 2020-09-11. Retrieved 2022-05-22.

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