Hard Coal-Fired Power Plants

The Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg in the Netherlands is one of RWE’s large production sites.

In Eemshaven (Groningen) RWE's most recent power plant is located with a capacity of 1600 megawatts.

Bergkamen joint-venture power plant

The power plant was commissioned in autumn 1981. With some 6,000 hours of use, input of approx. 1.4 million tons of hard coal annually goes to generate about 4.2 billion kWh of electricity.


Gersteinwerk power plant, unit K

The steam power plant, originally designed for German hard coal, is, thanks to its combination with a gas turbine, one of the most efficient conventional power plants.


Ibbenbueren power plant

The 838-MW hard-coal-fired unit generated electricity for the first time on 19 June 1985. The Ibbenbueren slag tap boiler is the biggest of its type worldwide.


Westfalen power plant

The Westfalen power plant with its units A und B (together 320 MW) started generating power in 1963. In order to meet the steadily rising demand for electricity, unit C (305 MW capacity) went on stream in 1969.


Aberthaw Power Station

Aberthaw is a coal-fired power station, located in Wales, United Kingdom. With a capacity of 1550MW, Aberthaw can produce enough power to meet the needs of 1.5 million households.