Chambière power station

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Chambière power station (UEM Centrale de Chambière; Metz-Chambière) is a 45-megawatt (MW) operating gas-fired power station in Metz, Moselle, France.

Project Details

Table 1: Unit-level details for Chambière power station

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP[1] Start year Retired year
1 operating[2] gas[2] 45 MW gas turbine[3] yes[4] 1992[3]

Table 2: Unit-level ownership details for Chambière power station

Unit name Operator Owner Parent
1 Usine d'électricité de Metz[100.0%][3][2] City of Metz[85.0%]; Caisse des dépôts et consignations[15.0%][5]


Table 3: Plant-level location details for Chambière power station

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Chambière power station Metz, Moselle, France 49.1293, 6.1836 (exact)[6]

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

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In 2020, the power station stopped using coal entirely, switching to natural gas fuels in the combined heat-and-power system.[7]

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  1. CHP = Combined Heat and Power
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "L'unité Biomasse de la centrale de Metz Chambière - UEM". Archived from the original on November 13, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Yves M., Pierre M. (February 18, 2015). "Benefits of MS 6001B Gas Turbine in Cogeneration: The UEM Power Plant Case". Retrieved January 20, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
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  7. "EPH announces plan to close its Provence coal plant a year after purchasing it". Europe Beyond Coal. 2020-09-11. Retrieved 2022-05-22.