Eemshaven Power Station

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Eemshaven Power Station in the Netherlands is proposed by RWE to have an installed capacity of 1600 megawatts and to come on line by after 2011/2012. It has been approved for construction.

Future location of Eemshaven Power Station - approximate area only

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On its website, RWE states that "the authorities in charge at the Eemshaven location in Groningen province are currently processing the request for approval (MER) for building the plant. RWE submitted the records in January 2007."[1]RWE lists it as one of its major capital investments at a cost of 2.2 billion euros.[2]

As of 2012 the plant is scheduled to begin operation by 2014, and will be partially fuelled by biomass. The 50 hectare site is located at Eemshaven port.[3]

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  1. RWE, "Eemshaven power plant", RWE website, accessed July 2008.
  2. RWE, "RWE Facts & Figures 2007", RWE website,, May 2007, page 137.
  3. "Eemshaven power station (Netherlands)," RWE, accessed September 2012.

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