Rostock power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Rostock power station is a 553-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.


The map below shows the location of the plant in Peez, Rostock.

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Background on Plant

Rostock power station is a one-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 553 MW. The plant was completed in 1994, and is owned by E.On, RWE, and Rhein Energie.[1]

In March 2022, a project to retrofit the aging plant commenced. The generator and high-pressure parts of the turbines were slated to be replaced. The plant was to be back online by June 2022.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Kraftwerks- und Netzgesellschaft
  • Parent company: E.On, RWE, and Rhein Energie
  • Location: Peez, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • Coordinates: 54.142799, 12.132865 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 553 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: 1994
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source: Imported via Rostock Port[3]
  • Source of financing:

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