Gas Turbine and Combined-Cycle Power Plants
in Germany - Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt & Thuringen
Bernburg Alkali
Location: ST
Operator: Solvay Chemicals GmbH
Configuration: 144-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V64.3 gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1994
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Mitteldeutsche Energie
Quick facts: Thhis CHP plant was built as a JV of Solvay and Meag (now enviaTHERM) at the Solvay soda ash works.

Photograph by Apde (wikimedia)
Posted 16 Feb 2013

Bitterfeld
Location: ST
Operator: EnviaM
Configuration: 114-MW, 1+1 combined-cycle block with 6001FA gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2000
HRSG supplier: BBP
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: BBP

Photograph courtesy of enviaM
Posted 20 Jan 2007

Erfurt-Ost
Location: TH
Operator: SWE Stadtwerke Erfurt GmbH
Configuration: 82-MW, 2+1 combined-cycle with LM2500+ gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1999
HRSG supplier: Standard Kessel
T/G supplier: GE, MTU
EPC: Kraftanlagen Anlagentechnik Munchen
Quick facts: This CHP plant was built in 23mos.

Photograph courtesy of Standard Kessel
Posted 30 Mar 2008

Gera Nord
Location: TH
Operator: Kraftwerke Gera GmbH
Configuration: two 37-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with GT10 gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1995
T/G supplier: ABB
HRSG supplier: Austrian Energy & Environment
EPC: ABB
Quick facts: In 1994, Stadtwerke Gera decided to replace two old brown-coal fired CHP plants with modern gas-fired plant. ABB Turbinen GmbH was chosen as lead contractor for the Gera Nord CHP plant and the Gera Sud heating plant. Kraftwerke Gera is a 50.1:49.9 joint venture of Stadtwerke Gwera AG and Electrabel.

Photograph courtesy of Electreabel Deutschland AG
Posted 12 Oct 2008

Halle
Location: ST
Operator: Stadtwerke Halle
Configuration: Two 40-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with LM2500+ gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2005
HRSG supplier: Bertsch
T/G supplier: GE, MTU, Alstom, Siemens
Quick facts: The new plant allowed the closure of two 33yr old CHP steam sets. MTU has a maintenance contract for 50,000 operating hours. Depressurized steam is condensed in two heat condensers which generate about 80 MMt. Total thermal efficiency of the two CCGT blocks is around 85%.

Photograph by Jens Schluter and courtesy of Stadtwerke Halle
Posted 18 Jun 2006

Jena Sud
Location: TH
Operator: E.ON Thuringer Energie
Configuration: 225-MW, 3+2 CCGT CHP
Operation: 1996
HRSG supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: GE, B+V, Elin
EPC: Austrian Energy, Holzman
Quick facts: The CC plant replaced two 32-MW lignite-fired sets. Heat output is 199 MW.

Photograph courtesy of E.ON Thuringer Energie
Posted 6 May 2006

Leipzig GUD
Location: SN
Operator: Stadtwerke Leipzig GmbH
Configuration: 172-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V64.3 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1994
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Lahmeyer

Photograph courtesy of Stadtwerke Leipzig GmbH
Posted 24 May 2005

Neuwelt
Location: SN
Operator: Stadtwerke Schwarzenberg GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 1.5 MW M1A-13D gas turbine CHP
Fuel: gas
Operation: 1997
T/G supplier: Kawasaki

Photograph courtesy of Stadtwerke Schwarzenberg GmbH
Posted 30 Apr 2008

Nossener Bruck CC
Location: SN
Operator: DREWAG Stadtwerke Dresden
Configuration: 280-MW, 3+1 combined-cycle with V64.3 gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1995
HRSG supplier: Babcock Lentjes Industriekessel
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Heitkamp

Photograph courtesy of Siemens AG
Posted 20 Jul 2004

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 25-May-2013

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