Hafen power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Hafen power station is a 337-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Bremen, Germany.

The coal plant is planned for closure in 2021.[1]

Location

The undated satellite below shows the plant in Häfen.

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Background

Unit 5 is 140 MW and was commissioned in 1968, and unit 6 is 337 MW and was commissioned in 1979.[2]

Unit 6 was modernized in 2013, extending the life of the plant until 2025.[3]

Unit 5 was retired in 2016.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: swb AG
  • Parent company: swb AG
  • Developer:
  • Location: Häfen, Bremen, Germany
  • Coordinates: 53.124935, 8.728692 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (Unit 5), Operating (Unit 6)
  • Capacity: 477 MW (Unit 5: 140 MW, Unit 6: 337 MW)
  • Start date: 1968 (Unit 5), 1979 (Unit 6)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Sub/Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "FACTBOX-German energy regulator lists coal plant closures". Reuters. 2020-12-01. Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  2. "Coal-Fired Plants in Germany - Berlin & Bremen," Industcards, accessed April 2016
  3. "Alstom has been awarded a retrofit contract for a coal-fired power station in Bremen, Germany," Alstom, 22/12/2011
  4. "EU Coal Phase Out Detailed Information," Climate Analytics, Feb 9, 2017

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