Neurath power station
|This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of Germany and coal.|
Neurath power station is a 4,424-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The undated satellite below shows the plant in Grevenbroich.
The original plant consists of three 312 MW units and two 644 MW units, commissioned from 1972-1976.
The nearby lignite coal fields that power the plant were first mined in 1858. The lignite is delivered by rail from open pits in Rhenish lignite district, in particular from the Garzweiler and Hambach open pit mines.
- Sponsor: RWE Power AG
- Parent company: RWE AG
- Location: Grevenbroich, Rhein-Kreis Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
- Coordinates: 51.035808, 6.6330385 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Capacity: 4,424 MW (Units A-C: 312 MW, Units D&E: 644 MW, Units F&G: 1,100 MW)
- Start date: 1972-1976 (Units A-E), 2012 (Units F&G)
- Type: Ultra-supercritical (Units F&G)
- Coal Type: Lignite
- Coal Source: Domestic
- Source of financing:
Articles and Resources
- "Coal-Fired Plants in Nordrhein-Westfalen - N to W," Industcards, accessed April 2016
- RWE, "BoA 2&3", RWE website, accessed July 2008.
- RWE, "RWE Facts & Figures 2007", RWE website, May 2007, page 137.
- "Projects of coal-fired power plants in Germany since 2007," Deutsche Umwelthilfe, November 2012
- "Frimmersdorf and Neurath power plants" (PDF). RWE. Retrieved 2010-12-12.