Irsching power station

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Irsching power station is a 1,407-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Bayern, Germany.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Vohburg, the state of Bayern, Germany.

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Background

In 2019 Uniper announced plans to build unit 6, a 300 MW open cycle gas-fired unit.[1] In August of 2019 Ansaldo Energia announced they were awarded the EPC contract.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH[3]
  • Parent company: Fortum Oyj [76%]; Other [24%][4]
  • Location: Vohburg, the state of Bayern, Germany
  • Coordinates: 48.7670, 11.5800 (exact)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 1,407 MW
    • Unit 4: Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[3], 561 MW[3] (start-up in 2011)[3]
    • Unit 5: Gas-fired[6] combined cycle[6], 846 MW[6] (start-up in 2010)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 300 MW
    • Unit 6: Gas-fired[1] gas turbine[2], 300 MW[2] (start-up in 2022)[1]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Uniper wins contract to build gas-fired power plant in Germany, Reuters, Jan 9, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ansaldo Energia wins a contract for the supply of a 300 MW open-cycle plant in Irsching (Germany), Ansaldo Energia, Aug 5, 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0995 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  4. Aktionärsstruktur, Uniper, accessed Apr 16, 2021
  5. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1005691 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0994 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019