Mehrum power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Mehrum power station is a 752-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Lower Saxony, Germany.

The coal plant is planned to close by December 2021, as part of the country's 2038 coal phase-out.[1]


The undated satellite below shows the plant in Hohenhameln, Peine.

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The power station consists of a 752 MW subcritical coal unit commissioned in 1979. Blocks A and B have been decommissioned.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Kraftwerk Mehrum GmbH
  • Parent company: Kraftwerk Mehrum GmbH
  • Developer:
  • Location: Hohenhameln, Peine, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Coordinates: 52.315108, 10.093756 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 752 MW
  • Start date: 1979
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. "Germany awards second round of permits to close hard coal plants". 2021-04-02. Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  2. "Mehrum Coal Power Plant Germany," GEO, accessed April 2016

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