Pforzheim power station

From Global Energy Monitor
Part of the Global Gas Plant Tracker, a Global Energy Monitor and Center for Media and Democracy project.

Pforzheim power station, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, has 71 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity (30 MW coal-fired and 41 MW gas-fired).

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Pforzheim, the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Loading map...

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Heizkraftwerk Pforzheim GmbH[1]
  • Parent company: SWP Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co.KG (90%) and Thüga Holding GmbH & Co. KGaA (10%)[2]
  • Location: Pforzheim, the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Coordinates: 48.8973, 8.7245 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 71 MW
    • Unit III No 1: Coal-fired subcritical, 30 MW (start-up in 1990, planned retirement 2022)
    • Unit II: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[1] with CHP[1], 41 MW[1] (start-up in 1980)[1]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 52 MW
    • Unit III: Gas-fired[4], unknown combustion technology, 52 MW[4] (start-up in 2022)[4]
  • Coal type: Bituminous

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA0800 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from August 2019
  2. HKW - Heizkraftwerk Pforzheim - Unternehmen
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1005757 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Veröffentlichung Zu- und Rückbau (New plant capacity and plant closures) Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from November 11, 2019