Chemnitz Nord power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-Germanyandcoal}} Chemnitz Nord power station is a 167-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Sachsen, Germany.


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Chemnitz Nord I consisted of three 25 MW units, first commissioned in 1961 and taken offline in 1997. Chemnitz Nord II was commissioned from 1986 to 1990. Unit 1 is fired by gas or oil, and units 2 and 3 by lignite coal.[1]

Project Details of coal units

  • Sponsor: Eins Energie in Sachsen GmbH
  • Parent company: Eins Energie in Sachsen GmbH
  • Developer:
  • Location: Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany
  • Coordinates: 50.857778, 12.923889 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 167 MW (Unit 2: 100 MW, Unit 3: 67 MW)
  • Start date: 1988 (Unit 2), 1990 (Unit 3)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. "HKW Chemnitz-Nord," Wikipedia, accessed April 2016

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