Vitry power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Vitry power station was a 540-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Val-de-Marne, France.


The undated satellite below shows the plant in Vitry, on the left bank of the Seine in Paris.

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The coal-fired power station originally consisted of two 250 MW units and two 270 MW units, commissioned in 1966 to 1971. The first two units have been deactivated.[1]

The final two units at Vitry ceased operations in April 2015.[2]

Project Details of units 3-4

  • Sponsor: Électricité de France SA
  • Parent company: EDF Group
  • Developer:
  • Location: Vitry-sur-Seine, Créteil, Val-de-Marne, France
  • Coordinates: 48.791641, 2.416686 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2015)
  • Capacity: 540 MW (Units 3&4: 270 MW)
  • Start date: 1970-71
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in France," Industcards, accessed April 2016
  2. "G7 coal phase out: France," E3G, Sep 15, 2015

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