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Chemiepark Marl power station

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Chemiepark Marl power station is a 136-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Location

The undated satellite below shows the plant in Recklinghausen.

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Background

The power station consisted of five units that power the Evonik Marl chemical plant, owned by Evonik Industries. Three of the units were coal-fired, commissioned from 1968 to 1983.[1]

In 2017 one coal unit was retired, leaving two coal-fired units totaling 136 MW.[2]

Project Details of coal units

  • Sponsor: Evonik Industries AG
  • Parent company: Evonik Industries
  • Developer:
  • Location: Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Coordinates: 52.171764, 10.977192 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 136 MW (Unit 4: 61 MW, Unit 5: 75 MW)
  • Start date: 1971 (Unit 4), 1983 (Unit 5)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "E.ON and Evonik ensure Marl Chemical Park’s energy supply," Siemens, 2013-June-27
  2. "Marl Chemical Park," Evonik Industries AG, accessed Nov 2017

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