GKH Hannover power station

From Global Energy Monitor

GKH Hannover power station is a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Lower Saxony, Germany.


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GKH Hannover is a 2 x 150 MW subcritical coal plant. Unit-1 went commercial in July 1989 followed by Unit-2 in September 1989.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gemeinschaftskraftwerk Hannover GmbH (GKH)
  • Parent company: Stadtwerke Hannover AG, Volkswagen Kraftwerke GmbH (VWK)
  • Developer:
  • Location: Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • Coordinates: 52.420278, 9.647508 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 300 MW (2 x 150 MW)
  • Start date: 1989
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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