Chemiepark Marl power station

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Chemiepark Marl power station, in the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, has 335 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity (136 MW coal-fired and 199 MW gas-fired).

Location

The undated satellite below shows the plant in Recklinghausen.

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Background

The power station consisted of five units that power the Evonik Marl chemical plant, owned by Evonik Industries. Three of the units were coal-fired, commissioned from 1968 to 1983.[1]

In 2017 one coal unit was retired, leaving two coal-fired units totaling 136 MW.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Evonik Degussa GmbH[3]
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Coordinates: 52.171764, 10.977192 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 335 MW
    • Unit I 4: Coal-fired subcritical, 61 MW (start-up in 1971)
    • Unit I 5: Coal-fired subcritical, 75 MW (start-up in 1983)
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[5] with CHP[4], 61 MW[4] (start-up in 2016)[4]
    • Unit 311: Gas-fired[6] combined cycle[7] with CHP[6], 61 MW[6] (start-up in 1973)[6]
    • Unit 312: Gas-fired[8] combined cycle[7] with CHP[8], 78 MW[8] (start-up in 1974)[8]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 180 MW
    • Unit CC4: Gas-fired[9] combined cycle[9] with CHP[9], 90 MW[9] (start-up in 2022)[9]
    • Unit CC5: Gas-fired[9] combined cycle[9] with CHP[9], 90 MW[9] (start-up in 2022)[9]
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 68 MW
    • Unit II 3: Coal-fired subcritical, 68 MW (start-up in 1966)
  • Start date: 1971 (Unit 4), 1983 (Unit 5)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "E.ON and Evonik ensure Marl Chemical Park’s energy supply," Siemens, 2013-June-27
  2. "Marl Chemical Park," Evonik Industries AG, accessed Nov 2017
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1005884 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA1676 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  5. E.ON und Evonik nehmen Gas- und Dampfturbinenkraftwerk im Chemiepark Marl offiziell in Betrieb - Chemiepark Marl
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0658 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  7. 7.0 7.1 Open Power System Data December 2018
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0659 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 Siemens to build industrial power plant at the Marl Chemical Park in Germany | Press | Company | Siemens

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