Grosskrotzenburg Power Station

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Grosskrotzenburg Power Station

Großkrotzenburg Power Station (Großkrotzenburg Staudinger Power Station) is a modern coal-fired thermal power station in Großkrotzenburg, Hesse, east of Frankfurt, Germany. It comprises five units with a total capacity of approximately 2000 MW. The units were built between 1965 and 1992. A characteristic of this power station is the fact that the most recently built unit, Unit 5, does not have a waste gas flue. Instead, the desulphurised flue gases are expelled using the updraught from the existing cooling towers. The power station is operated by E.ON.