CCGT Plants in Germany - BY & HE
Augsburg Ost
Location: BY
Operator: Stadtwerke Augsburg
Configuration: 1 X 30 MW LM2500+ gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: GE, MTU
Quick facts: In Dec 2002, Stw Augsburg ordered a new gas turbine CHP for its Cogen Ost heating plant from MTU Friedrichshafen. Trial operation began in Jan 2004, in time for the winter heating season. The HRSG at the new plant can supply up to 750mt/hr of hot water for the eastern section of the city.

Photograph courtesy of Stadtwerke Augsburg
Posted 6 May 2006

Friedensbrücke CCGT
Location: BY
Operator: Wurzburger Versorgungs- und Verkehrs-GmbH (WVV)
Configuration: 71-MW, 1+1 CCGT with SGT-800 gas turbine, 55-MW, 1+1 CCGT with SGT-700 gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2003-2008
HRSG supplier: Lurgi, ThyssenKrupp Xervon Energy
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Lurgi Energie
Quick facts: This plant at Würzburg's old harbor area on the River Main was extensively rebuilt and its design won a prize for architects Brückner & Brückner. The current plant site first went online in the 1954 with a pair of 10-MW coal-fired sets. Two later coal-fired sets were repowered with Siemens gas turbines.

Photograph courtesy of Wurzburger Versorgungs- und Verkehrs-GmbH
Posted 18 Mar 2012

Industriepark Höchst GT 1
Location: HE
Operator: Infraserv GmbH & Co. Höchst KG
Configuration: 43-MW GTX-100 gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom
Quick facts: This power plant is part of the utility infrastructure for a  large industrial estate near Frankfurt. It serves chemical, pharmaceutical and related process industries.

Photograph courtesy of Infraserv GmbH & Co. Höchst KG
Posted 19 Mar 2008

Industriepark Höchst GT 2&3
Location: HE
Operator: Infraserv GmbH & Co. Höchst KG
Configuration: 2 X 50-MW SGT-800 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: This €70mn project was commissioned on 9 Nov 2011 by Frankfurt Mayor Petra Roth and Infraserv COO Roland Mohr In addition to electricity, the machines can produce 130mt of high pressure steam, 30mt of low pressure stream and 135mt of hot water per hour. The low pressure steam is fed into the site's supply system and used by nearby chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Photograph courtesy of Infraserv GmbH & Co. Höchst KG
Posted 26 Dec 2011

Irsching-4 (Ulrich Hartmann)
Location: BY
Operator: Siemens/E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 578-MW, 1+1 CCGT with SGT5-8000H gas turbine
Operation: 2007-2011
HRSG: Siemens
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: Im 2006, construction got underway on thie CCGT built around the launch SGT5-8000H machine. In mid-2009, after completing the GT testing program, Siemens added a bottoming steam cycle featuring a unique Siemens high-temperature steam turbine operating at 600°C. In May 2011, Irsching-4 went into full operation achieving a net thermal efficiency of 60.75%, reported as the highest in the world to that date. At its formal commissioning in Sep 2007, Irsching-4 was re-named Ulrich Hartmann after a former Chairman of E.ON predecessor company VIAG and later E.ON CEO.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Re-posted 21 May 2011

Irsching-5
Location: BY
Operator: Gemeinschaftskraftwerke Irsching GmbH
Configuration: 847-MW, 2+1 CCGT with SGT5-4000F gas turbines
Operation: 2010
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: In Nov 2007, the foundation stone was laid for Irsching-5. Project company GKI consists of E.ON (50.2%), N-ERGIE AG (25.2%), Mainova AG (25.2%), and HEAG Sudhessische Energie AG (9%). On 17 May 2010, the plant was put into operation in an official ceremony. The F-class GT and four-flow LP turbine combined to give a thermal efficiency of 59.5%. NOX emissions are <15 ppm and Irsching-5 is designed for 250 starts annually. Full load can be reached in 30-40min.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 20 May 2010

Munchen Sud
Location: BY
Operator: Stadtwerke Munchen
Configuration: 362-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V94 gas turbines, 471-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1979-2005
HRSG supplier: Balck
T/G supplier: Siemens, GE, Alstom, Elin
EPC: Siemens, VA TECH, MAB Anlagenbau
Quick facts: The Gud2 block cost €200mn and re-used some components of an old WTE power plant. The site has been used for power generation since 1899. The architect for Gud2 was fcg-architekten

Photograph courtesy of Stadtwerke Munchen
Posted 4 Jun 2006

Niederrad
Location: HE
Operator: Mainova AG
Configuration: 75-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2005
HRSG supplier: Standardkessel
T/G supplier: GE, Elin, Alstom
EPC: Lurgi Energie
Quick facts: In May 2003, GE Power Systems announced that it would supply a new GT for an extension to Mainova’s Niederrad CHP in Frankfurt am Main. The plant was commissioned in May 2005. Fichtner supplied engineering services and Ruhrgas AG is the fuel supplier.

Photograph courtesy of Mainova AG
Posted 10 May 2006

Plattling Mill
Location: BY
Operator: Kraftwerk Plattling GmbH
Configuration: 124-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001FA+ gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010
HRSG supplier: Standardkessel
T/G supplier: GE, TGM Kanis
EPC: E.ON Energy Projects, Beck Augustin
Quick facts: Construction on the new CCGT plant at Plattling started in Sep 2008 and it topped out in Mar 2009. During normal operations the plant will produce 115 MW of electricity and supply 200 tph of steam to the two mills MD Plattling and Plattling Papier. The plant cost about €130mn. E.ON will operate the power plant with about 30 staff.

Photograph courtesy of Beck Augustin GmbH & Co KG
Posted 30 Jun 2010

Abbreviations

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

Updated 19-Jun-2013

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