Coal- and Lignite-Fired Plants in Austria

 

 

Durnrohr
Location:
Niederosterreich
Operator: Verbund
Configuration: 1 X 400 MW, 1 X 350 MW
Operation: 1985-1986
Fuel: hard coal, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: MAN, Elin
Quick facts: Unit-1 is Austria's only supercritical coal-fired set. Steam is also supplied to the plant from the new Zwentendorf WTE power plant.

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

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 combined-cycle and EAG plans to extend the power station with a new 400-MW CC block from Siemens.

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: 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: BBC = Brown Boveri, T/G = turbine generator, WTE = waste-to-energy

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

Updated 05/10/08

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