Studstrup power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Studstrup power station is a 760-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Midtjylland, Denmark. It is being converted to biomass by 2016.


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

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The power station consists of two supercritical coal-burning units, units 3-4. They are 380 MW each, and were commissioned in 1984 to 1985. Unit 1 (150 MW) and Unit 2 (272 MW) have been retired.[1]

The plant is being converted to burn wood pellets, expected to be completed in summer 2016.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: DONG Energy
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Studstrup, Aarhus, Midtjylland
  • Coordinates: 56.250196, 10.344861 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (being converted to biomass in summer 2016)
  • Capacity: 760 MW (Units 3&4: 380 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date: 1984 (Unit 3), 1985 (Unit 4)
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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