Rijnmond power station

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Rijnmond power station is an operating power station of at least 810-megawatts (MW) in Vondelingenplaat, Zuid-Holland Province, Netherlands. It is also known as Rijmond.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Rijnmond power station Vondelingenplaat, Zuid-Holland Province, Netherlands 51.890175, 4.354686 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 51.890175, 4.354686

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2][3] [4] 810[4] combined cycle[3] 2004[3]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 EP Netherlands BV [100%] Energetický a průmyslový holding AS


Rijnmond is located adjacent to Maasstroom power station. Intergen, the original project sponsor, operated the plant from 2004 until their bankruptcy in 2015.[5][6] The plant was mothballed for two years.[7]GSO Capital Partners bought the site and brought it back online in 2017.[8]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Rijnmond+Energie/@51.89017754.3529983895m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x47c44a653207f04d:0xedf0c4597d0025a9!8m2!3d51.8900188!4d4.3548996. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20240124172603/https://transparency.entsoe.eu/. Archived from the original on 24 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20210621014030/https://www.powerengineeringint.com/coal-fired/equipment-coal-fired/mothballed-rijnmond-power-plant-acquired-by-gso/. Archived from the original on 21 June 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20240124174912/https://www.infrastructureinvestor.com/mammoth-dutch-power-station-up-for-sale/. Archived from the original on 24 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. Bankruptcy Rijnmond Energie CV, Faillissements Dossier, accessed Apr 8, 2021
  6. Mammoth Dutch power station up for sale, Infrastructure Investor, Sep 1, 2015
  7. Dutch Gas-Fired Power Profitability will Not Last, ICIS, Aug 23, 2017
  8. Blackstone Does What RWE Can't Do by Reviving Dutch Plant, Bloomberg, Jul 6, 2017

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