The Coal Innovation Centre
The region does the research, the world reaps the benefit – this statement comes alive for RWE in the "Coal Innovation Centre" at Niederaussem/Germany. We intend to use technical innovations to future-proof the energy source 'coal' with the he aim to lower CO2 emissions in power generation. That is why we are bundling our activities at the Niederaussem power plant site, we have already invested more than 100 million euros in the past few years in research and development. Our specific projects go straight from the lab to the workbench. In addition, the "Coal Innovation Centre" gives international experts a platform to exchange knowledge and ideas on leading power plant technology.
How does CO2 scrubbing work? How can carbon dioxide become a valuable raw material? RWE Power deals with questions like these at the Coal Innovation Centre at the Niederaussem power plant near Bergheim, Germany. Here, the company has worked on seven large research and development projects which deal with the future of coal. In bring these topics to the public in an understandable, transparent and exciting way, RWE Power has set up the new information centre.