Nordjylland power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Nordjylland power station is a 411-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Nordjylland, Denmark.

Plant owner Aalborg Forsyning said the company will stop burning coal in 2028.[1]


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Vodskov, Aalborg.

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The power station consisted of three coal-burning units: 137 MW (unit 1), 305 MW (unit 2), 411 MW (unit 3), commissioned from 1977 to 1998. Unit 1 has been retired. Unit 2 was taken offline in 2014.[2]

District heating company Aalborg Forsyning took over Nordjylland Power station from Vattenfall as of 31 December 2015 for US$124 million.[3]

Plant Details for unit 3

  • Sponsor: Aalborg Forsyning
  • Parent company: Aalborg Forsyning
  • Developer:
  • Location: Vodskov, Aalborg, Nordjylland
  • Coordinates: 57.073694, 10.040779 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 411 MW
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Start date: 1991
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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