Coal- and Lignite-Fired Plants in Austria
Durnrohr
Location: Niederosterreich
Operator: Verbund, EVN
Configuration: 1 X 405 MW (ret), 1 X 352 MW CHP
Operation: 1985-1987
Fuel: hard coal, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: MAN, Elin
Quick facts: Verbund's Unit-1 was Austria's only supercritical coal-fired set. It was closed on 15 Apr 2015. Steam is also supplied to the plant from the Zwentendorf WTE power plant. EVN's Unit-2 remains online. Fuel is Czech and Polish coal. The stack is 210m, the tallest in Austria. The I&C systems was rebuilt by Siemens in 2008. A 31km pipeline supplies steam to St Polten for district heating, the longest such line in the country.

Photograph copyright by and courtesy of Verbund
Posted 19 May 2002

Mellach
Location: Karnten
Operator: STEWEAG
Configuration: 1 X 246 MW CHP
Operation: 1986
Fuel: hard coal
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: BBC, Elin
Quick facts: Mellach has 230 MW of heating capacity. The addition of two 425-MW CCGT blocks at Mellach was approved in May 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Verbund
Re-posted 10 May 2008

Riedersbach
Location: Oberesterreich
Operator: Energie AG
Configuration: 1 X 55 MW, 1 X 165 MW
Operation: 1969-1986
Fuel: hard coal, oil
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: Siemens, Tosi, Elin
Quick facts: Unit-1 is deactivated.

Photograph courtesy of Energie AG
Posted 15 Jan 2004

Timelkam-4
Location: Oberesterreich
Operator: Energie AG
Configuration: 1 X 66 MW
Operation: 1962
Fuel: hard coal, natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: SGP
T/G supplier: BB
Quick facts: In 2006, Unit-3 was repowered with an Austrian Energy wood-fired CFB boiler (14.9 MW). Also at the site is a 120-MW, 1+1 BBC CCGT.

Photograph courtesy of Energie AG
Posted 6 Apr 2007

Voitsberg-3
Location: Steiermark
Operator: Verbund
Configuration: 1 X 330 MW
Operation: 1983
Fuel: brown coal
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: MAN, Elin
Quick facts: This unit was deactivated in 2006.

Photograph copyright by and courtesy of Verbund
Posted 9 Jun 2002

Zeltweg
Location: Steiermark
Operator: Verbund
Configuration: 1 X 137 MW
Operation: 1962
Fuel: anthracite, biogas
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: This unit is mothballed.

Photograph copyright by and courtesy of Verbund
Posted 12 May 2002

Abbreviations

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

Updated 13-Nov-2015

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