Universitat Freiburg power station

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Universitat Freiburg power station is a 27-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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

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Located alongside the University of Freiburg, this power station supplies 27 MW of combined heat-and-power to the University's hospital.[1] The power station previously had a 36 MW coal-fired generation unit, which was retired in 2012. The current gas-fired generating unit started operation in 2001.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Universitätsklinikum Freiburg AdöR[2]
  • Parent company: Universitätsklinikum Freiburg[3]
  • Location: Freiburg, the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Coordinates: 48.0056, 7.8335 (approx.)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 27 MW
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 36 MW
    • Unit Universitat Freiburg: Coal-fired subcritical, 36 MW (start-up in 1927, retired 2012)
  • Coal type: unknown

Articles and Resources


  1. Vögtle, Fabian (2019-01-20). "Freiburg: Warum das Heizkraftwerk der Uniklinik Freiburg aufrüstet". SÜDKURIER Online (in Deutsch). Retrieved 2022-05-03.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Kraftwerksliste, ID BNA1315 Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency), version from November 2021
  3. Wir überwinden Grenzen Klinikumsleitung | Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, accessed Aug 5, 2021
  4. Google Maps accessed January 2020