Franken 1 power station

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Franken 1 power station is a 823-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Bayern, Germany.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Nurnberg, the state of Bayern, Germany.

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Background

The Franken I power plant first went into operation in 1913. Blocks 1 and 2 of the power plant, which are currently in operation, were completed in 1973 and 1976.[1]

The 2 x 206 MW Franken II coal plant was commissioned in 1966-1967 and retired in 2002.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH[3]
  • Parent company: Fortum Oyj [76%]; Other [24%][4]
  • Location: Nurnberg, the state of Bayern, Germany
  • Coordinates: 49.4208, 11.0077 (exact)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 823 MW
    • Block 1: Gas-fired[6] combined cycle[3], 383 MW[3] (start-up in 1973)[3]
    • Block 2: Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[8], 440 MW[8] (start-up in 1976)[8]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Franken I power plant," Wikipedia, accessed May 2020
  2. "Franken II power plant," Wikipedia, accessed May 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0744 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  4. Aktionärsstruktur, Uniper, accessed Apr 16, 2021
  5. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1005681 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  6. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 11WD2GEB1000055R accessed November 2019
  7. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 11WD2GE2D000056A accessed November 2019
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0745 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019