Esbjerg power station
Esbjerg power station is a 407-megawatt (MW) power station in Syddanmark, Denmark.
The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Esbjerg.
The power station consisted of the following units: unit 1 of 131 MW, unit 2 of 257 MW, and unit 3 of 407 MW, commissioned from 1965-1992. Unit 1 (coal-fired) and 2 (oil-fired) have both been retired. Only unit 3 is operating.
The power station is owned by Dong Energy. In February 2017, DONG said that by 2023, coal will no longer be used as fuel at the company's power stations.
- Sponsor: DONG Energy Group
- Parent company: Ørsted A/S
- Location: Esbjerg, Syddanmark, Hovedstaden
- Coordinates: 55.454653, 8.455244 (exact)
- Status: Operating (Unit 3)
- Capacity: 407 MW
- Type: Supercritical
- Start date: 1992
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Resources and articles
- "Where we operate," DONG Energy, accessed April 2016
- "DONG Energy to stop all use of coal by 2023," Dong Energy, Feb 2, 2017
- Spector, Julian (2 October 2017). "So Long, DONG: Danish Energy Giant Changes Name While Dropping Fossil Fuels". Greentech Media. Archived from the original on 5 October 2017. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
- Storrow, Benjamin (9 September 2020). "How one fossil fuel company became a green giant". Environment & Energy Publishing. Retrieved 10 September 2020.