Energiezentrum Mohn Media power station

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Energiezentrum Mohn Media power station is an operating power station of at least 25-megawatts (MW) in Gutersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. It is also known as GUTERSLOH PLANT.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Energiezentrum Mohn Media power station Gutersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 51.90733, 8.40884 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 51.90733, 8.40884

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] fossil gas - natural gas[2] 25[2] steam turbine[2] 1994[2]

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 Mohn Media Mohndruck GmbH [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): pulp & paper[3]
  • Captive industry: Both[3]


The power station provides 25 MW of combined heat-and-power (CHP) to a number of facilities, including Mohn Media's printing press.[4] Started up in 1994, it uses a gas-fired steam turbine to generate heat and power.[5]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20221022083705/https://data.open-power-system-data.org/conventional_power_plants/2018-12-20. Archived from the original on 22 October 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 https://web.archive.org/web/20230128095705/https://www.bundesnetzagentur.de/DE/Sachgebiete/ElektrizitaetundGas/Unternehmen_Institutionen/Versorgungssicherheit/Erzeugungskapazitaeten/Kraftwerksliste/start.html. Archived from the original on 28 January 2023. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220928215801/https://www.mohnmedia.de/en/company/stories/fascinated-by-the-machines-1/. Archived from the original on 28 September 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. "The Quick Change Artists". Mohn Media. Retrieved Apr 29th, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0386 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from January 2021

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