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Austria’s Most Powerful Power Plant Inaugurated

Published: June 22, 2012; 19:50 · (Vindobona)

New combined cycle gas turbine plant saves up to two million tons of CO2 annually, the Austrian energy provider Verbund says. The company expects lower results in the first half of 2012.

Austria’s Most Powerful Power Plant Inaugurated / Picture: © Verbund AG

Today saw the official opening of the combined cycle gas turbine power plant (CCGT) in Mellach/Styria, Austria’s most modern thermal power plant. The new facility replaces a total of five old thermal power plants that were fired with lignite or oil. As a result, the new CCGT saves up to two million tons of CO2 annually. Given that operation is highly flexible and not dependent on the…

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