Mainz power station

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Mainz power station is a 769-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Mainz, the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

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Background

The Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden was created in 1931 from the merger of the Wiesbaden and Mainz power stations. In 1958, 1963 and 1966, Kraftwerke I consisting of three coal blocks with an electrical output of 100 MW was connected to the grid. In 2000, the three coal blocks were shut down.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden AG[2]
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Mainz, the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
  • Coordinates: 50.0264, 8.2379 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 769 MW
    • Unit KW2: Gas-fired[2] combined cycle[2] with CHP[2], 335 MW[2] (start-up in 1976)[2]
    • Unit KW3: Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[4] with CHP[4], 434 MW[4] (start-up in 2000)[4]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden," Wikipedia (German), accessed April 2016
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0627 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1005886 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0626 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019