Altbach Power Station
|Altbach Power Station|
Unit 2 of the Altbach Power Plant
|Thermal power station|
|Nameplate capacity||1,200 MW|
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The first power plant in Altbach was built in 1899. The precursors of the current power plant went into service in 1950 (unit 1) and in 1956 and 1958 (units 2 and 3). Block 1 was shut down in 1982 and demolished in 1985. Blocks 2 and 3 were shut down and demolished in 1993.
Unit 1 was replaced by a new unit in 1985 and units 2 and 3 by a new unit in 1997. Both units have 250 metre tall chimneys.
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