Bergkamen joint-venture power plant

Hard-coal-fired power plant

Facts and figures

Power plant location Bergkamen, North Rhine-Westphalia
Commissioned in 1981
Power plant type Coal-fired power plant
Output 720 MW
Fuel Hard coal
Flue gas purification Electrostatic filters, denitrification and flue gas desulphurisation plant

Operated by RWE and STEAG

The power plant at Bergkamen-Heil is a hard-coal-fired power station jointly operated by RWE Generation SE and STEAG GmbH. With some 4,000 hours of use, around 1.1 million tonnes of hard coal is used annually to generate about 3 billion kWh of electricity. 

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