La Maxe power station

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La Maxe power station is a retired power station in Woippy, Metz-Campagne, Moselle, France.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
La Maxe power station Woippy, Metz-Campagne, Moselle, France 49.157327, 6.190328 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 2, Unit 1: 49.157327, 6.190328

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 2 retired coal - bituminous 250 subcritical 1971 2015
Unit 1 retired coal - bituminous 250 subcritical 1971 2015

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 2 Electricité de France SA (EDF) [100.0%]
Unit 1 Electricité de France SA (EDF) [100.0%]

Project-level coal details

  • Coal source(s): imported


The coal-fired power station consisted of two 250 MW units, commissioned in 1971.[1]

The two units ceased operations in April 2015.[2]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in France," Industcards, accessed April 2016
  2. "G7 coal phase out: France," E3G, Sep 15, 2015

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