Arneburg Power Station

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Arneburg Power Station is a 1600 MW coal plant in Saxony-Alhalt proposed by RWE.

Future location of plant - approximate area only

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Background

The plant is proposed to be developed on the site of a nuclear power plant initiated under the GDR regime, which was never completed, along the Elbe river, close to Arneburg, Sachsen-Anhalt.[1]

2010: Project placed on hold

According to Deutsche Umwelthilfe, neighbouring communities sued against the existing development plan in January 2010. In July 2010 the project was "put on hold for the moment" by RWE.[2]

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Notice to Members" European Parliment Notice, February 2010.
  2. "Projects of coal-fired power plants in Germany since 2007," Deutsche Umwelthilfe, November 2012

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