Voerde West power station
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Voerde West power station is a 712-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
It is located next to the 1,522 MW Voerde power station.
The plant was retired in March 2017.
The map below shows the location of the plant in Voerde, Wesel.
Background on Plant
Voerde West power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 712 MW. The plant was completed between 1970 and 1971, and is owned by KSBG. It is located next to the 1,522 MW Voerde power station.
- Sponsor: STEAG GmbH
- Parent company: KSBG
- Location: Voerde, Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
- Coordinates: 51.577267, 6.681402 (exact)
- Status: Retired 2017
- Gross capacity: 712 MW (Units 1&2: 356 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1970-1971
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