Schkopau power station

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Schkopau power station is a 960-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Germany. The lignite-fired power station consists of two 480 MW units, known as A and B, commissioned in 1995-1996.[1]

The plant was "designed to replace obsolete units at Schkopau, north of Leipzig, in one of eastern Germany's two lignite mining centres."[2]

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  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in Germany: Sachsen and Sachsen-Anhalt," Industcards, accessed April 2016
  2. "Coal-Fired Plants Financed by International Public Investment Institutions Since 1994", Appendix to Foreclosing the Future: Coal, Climate and International Public Finance: Investment in coal-fired power plants hinders the fight against global warming, Environmental Defense, April 2009.

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