Enns Power Station
Enns Power Station was a proposed 800-megwatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Austria.
The map below shows Enns, the approximate location where the plant would be built.
In April 2008 Power in Europe, an energy trade newsletter, reported that the project would involve coal being brought to the station by barge. The newsletter notes that Enns "also has a tie to the high pressure east-west WAG gasline."
In its 2006/2007 annual report Energie AG states that "During the 2006/2007 business year, Energie AG Oberösterreich Kraftwerk Ennshafen GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of the Energie AG Group, bought land at the Upper-Austrian Danube harbor of Enns-Ennsdorf. The purchased real-estate serves to secure the site of possible future generation capacities."
As of September 2014 the project appears to abandoned since there have been no further developments since 2008, and the project is not mentioned on the company's website.
- Sponsor: Energie AG
- Parent company:
- Location: Enns, Austria
- Coordinates: 48.21309, 14.475222 (approximate)
- Status: Cancelled
- Capacity: 800 MW
- Start date:
- Coal Type: Hard coal
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Resources and articles
- "Coal-fired power generation makes a comeback as gas prices soar", Platts, January 17, 2006.
- "PiE's new power plant tracker - April 2008", Power in Europe, Issue 523, April 7, 2008, page 9.
- Energie AG, Energie AG Annual Report 2006/2007", page 43.