Hornaing-B power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Hornaing-B power station was a 235-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Nord, France. It was retired in 2013.


The undated satellite below shows the plant in Hornaing.

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The power station originally consisted of two 125 MW units, commissioned in 1958 and retired in 1990-1992.[1]

A 235 MW coal-fired unit was commissioned in 1970. It ceased operations in 2013.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: E.On France SAS
  • Parent company: Uniper (formerly E.ON)
  • Developer:
  • Location: Hornaing, Nord, France
  • Coordinates: 50.373934071291, 3.3389639854431 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2013)
  • Capacity: 240 MW
  • Start date: 1970
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Hard coal
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Hornaing B Coal Power Plant France," GEO, accessed April 2016
  2. "G7 coal phase out: France," E3G, Sep 15, 2015

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