Herne power station
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Herne power station is a 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The undated satellite below shows the plant in Herne.
Herne 5 Power Station was proposed by Steag to have an installed capacity of 750 megawatts. In April 2008 Power in Europe, an energy trade newsletter, reported that Steag "has parked Herne 5 (750-MW) because of rising equipment costs and the threat of 100% CO2 auctioning."
- Sponsor: STEAG GmbH
- Parent company: STEAG
- Location: Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
- Coordinates: 51.550673, 7.187527 (exact)
- Status: Operating (Unit 4)
- Capacity: 500 MW
- Start date: 1989 (Unit 4)
- Type: Subcritical
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and Resources
- "Coal-Fired Plants in Nordrhein-Westfalen," Industcards, accessed April 2016
- "Herne Coal CHP Power Plant Germany," GEO, accessed April 2016
- "Steag legt Block 2 endgültig still," Waz, 05.11.2013
- "Power Plant Herne," Steag, accessed Nov 2017
- "Coal on the rocks", Power in Europe, Issue 523, April 7, 2008.