The Asnæs Power Station (Danish: Asnæsværket) is a woodchip power plant operated by Ørsted A/S in Kalundborg, Denmark. It consists of three active units, which deliver 147 MW (Unit 2), 270 MW (Unit 4) and 640 MW (Unit 5). Unit 3 went in service in 1959 and uses a 152.1-metre-tall (499 ft) flue gas stack, while Unit 5, which went into service in 1981, uses a 220.1-metre-tall (722 ft) flue gas stack, the third tallest in Denmark. Its two 60m high coal cranes were dismantled in 2016.[1]

Asnæs Power Station
The Asnæs Power Station
Location of Asnæs Power Station
Coordinates55°39′40.7″N 11°04′44.2″E / 55.661306°N 11.078944°E / 55.661306; 11.078944
Commission date1959
Owner(s)Ørsted A/S
Thermal power station
Primary fuelWoodchips
Power generation
Nameplate capacity1,057 MW
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  1. ^ "Giant coal cranes to be decommissioned at Asnæs Power Station". DONG Energy. 26 October 2016. Archived from the original on 25 November 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2016.

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