Emden biomass power plant

The biomass power plant in Emden.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 140 GWh
Power: 20 MW

The biomass power plant in Emden generates power and steam by burning scrap wood. The electrical power output is 20 MW.

The power plant generates renewable electricity for approximately 40,000 households annually. In addition 30 MW of heat are extracted from the steam turbine and supply the Volkswagen industrial site in Emden with district heating through a 2.5-kilometer pipeline. This increases the efficiency of the biomass plant to approximately 65 per cent.

Generating power by burning scrap wood is CO2 neutral.