Dormagen power station

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Dormagen power station is an operating power station of at least 586-megawatts (MW) in Dormagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Dormagen power station Dormagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 51.0791, 6.8287 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 51.0791, 6.8287

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] gas[2][3] 586 MW[2][3] combined cycle[2][3] yes[2][3] - -

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 Parent
Unit 1 RWE Generation SE RWE AG

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): Heat and power[4]
  • Captive industry: Chemicals[4]
  • Captive non-industry use (heat or power): Power[4]


Dormagen power station is a combined heat-and-power (CHP) gas-fired combined-cycle unit delivering 586 MW of power.[5] The majority of the power and all of the heat produced goes to the Dormagen Chempark in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Global Power Plant Database - Data - World Resources Institute". Archived from the original on July 3, 2022. Retrieved July 13, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Bundesnetzagentur - Kraftwerksliste". Archived from the original on December 26, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Dormagen CCGT plant". Archived from the original on July 8, 2022. Retrieved July 13, 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named ref_3
  5. "Dormagen CCGT plant". RWE. Retrieved November 4, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. "Bayer Dormagen goes for captive CHP - Modern Power Systems". Retrieved 2022-04-28.

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