Mellach power station
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Mellach power station is an 838-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Steiermark, Austria.
Its 246 MW of coal-fired capacity was retired in 2020.
The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Duernrohr.
In 2019 Verbund launched the "Hotflex" pilot plant at this site in cooperation with Graz University of Technology and Sunfire to research hydrogen power. 
- Sponsor: Verbund Thermal Power GmbH & Co KG
- Parent company: Verbund AG
- Location: Mellach, Graz-Umgebung, Styria, Austria
- Coordinates: 46.90819, 15.492306 (exact)
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 838 MW
Resources and articles
- ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 14W-WGM1-M1----5 accessed November 2019
- "Austria to close coal plants by 2025, worth up to 1.5m tCO2e," ICIS, 23 November 2015
- "Nicht mehr für die Kohleerzeugung: GLOBAL 2000 ist ein historischer Tag für den Klimaschutz in Österreich," Global 2000, April 17, 2020
- Green Hydrogen for Gas Turbines in Mellach, FuelCellsWorks, 29 Mar 2019
- Open Power System Data December 2018
- Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 5299009UKA32FKL4MA71 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
- Open Power Plants Database, ID g_14W-WGM1-M1----5 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
- ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 14W-WGM2-M1----X accessed November 2019
- Open Power Plants Database, ID g_14W-WGM2-M1----X European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91