Huntorf power station

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Huntorf power station is a 321-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Niedersachsen, Germany.

Location

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Background

Huntorf is a combined compressed-air energy storage (CAES) and gas turbine power plant. It was one of the world's first CAES systems in operation.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH[2]
  • Parent company: Fortum Oyj [76%]; Other [24%][3]
  • Location: Elsfleth, the state of Niedersachsen, Germany
  • Coordinates: 53.1897, 8.4087 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 321 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] open-cycle gas turbine[2], 321 MW[4] (start-up in 1978)[2]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Kraftwerk Huntorf". Wikipedia. Retrieved November 3, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0239 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  3. Aktionärsstruktur, Uniper, accessed Apr 16, 2021
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0239 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from January 2021