Värtaverket power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Värtaverket power station is a retired 120-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Södermanland, Sweden.


The map below shows the location of the plant in Stockholm, Södermanland.

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Background on Plant

Värtaverket power station is a one-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 120 MW. The plant was completed in 1990, and is owned by Fortum. The combined heat and power station also includes an oil-fired plant, as well as a biomass-fired plant that was added in 2016.[1]

The coal plant was retired in April 2020.[2]

Coal Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Stockholm Exergi
  • Parent company: Fortum
  • Location: Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden
  • Coordinates: 59.353269, 18.100901 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2020)
  • Gross capacity: 120 MW
  • Type: Fluidized bed combustion
  • Start year: 1990
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Articles and resources


  1. "Värtaverket," Wikipedia, accessed April 2016
  2. "Stockholm gets rid of coal for district heating," The Mayor, April 20, 2020

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