Germany is our home market and the base from which we manage our global operations. Our activities include power generation, energy trading, energy storage, wholesale energy sales, and technology services. You can find a complete overview on the respective country page:

Uniper in Germany

Providing secure power for the energy transition

Across Germany, we own and operate power plants with a total installed capacity of about 10.5 GW. As the proportion of intermittent wind and solar expands nationwide, our hydro and fossil-fueled power stations provide reliable and flexible capacity that can balance supply and demand to maintain grid stability.

Most of our thermal plants use hard coal or natural gas as fuel. Uniper also owns more than 100 hydroelectric power plants in Germany. They are organised in the river groups Isar, Lech, and Rhine-Main-Danube (RMD), as well as a group of pumped storage plants.

Further below you find an overview of our German power plants. Links to individual power plant pages are included where they exist.

Regulatory information on individual plants can be found either on the respective power plant page or the following dedicated page:

Regulatory information (in German)

Datteln

Location Datteln (Northrhine-Westphalia)
Commissioned Under construction
Electrical net output 1,052 MW
Fuel Hard coal

 

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Franken

Location Nuremberg-Gebersdorf (Bavaria)
Commissioned 1973/1976
Electrical net output 823 MW
Fuel Natural gas, light fuel oil

 

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Heyden

Location Petershagen (Northrhine-Westphalia)
Commissioned 1987
Electrical net output 875 MW
Fuel Hard coal

 

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Ingolstadt

Location Großmehring (Bavaria)
Commissioned 1973/1974
Electrical net output 772 MW
Fuel Heavy fuel oil

 

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Irsching

Location Vohburg a.d. Donau (Bavaria)
Commissioned 1974/2010/2011
Electrical net output 1,822 MW
Fuel Natural gas, light fuel oil

 

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Isar hydropower group

The Isar power plant group comprises run-of-river plants along the rivers Isar, Rißbach, Kesselbach, Loisach and Amper, as well as the storage plant Walchensee/Kochelsee.

The plant group's total installed capacity is 366 MW, with an average annual generation of about 1,600 GWh.

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Kiel

Location Kiel
Commissioned 1970
Electrical net output 323 MW
Fuel Hard coal

 

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Kirchmöser

Location Brandenburg a.d. Havel (Brandenburg)
Commissioned 1994
Electrical net output 160 MW
Fuel Natural gas

 

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Lech hydropower group

The Lech power plant group comprises 22 run-of-river plants along the rivers Lech and Lochbach, as well as the storage plant Roßhaupten at lake Forggen.

The plant group's total installed capacity is 260 MW, with an average annual generation of about 1,100 GWh.

Pump storage hydropower group

The Pumped storage power plant group mainly comprises pumped storage and storage plants along the rivers Eder, Diemel, Main, Sinn, Happach, and Rusel.

The plant group's total installed capacity is 980 MW, with an average annual generation of about 1,300 GWh.

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Rhine-Main-Danube (RMD) hydropower group

The Rhine-Main-Danube (RMD) power plant group mainly comprises run-of-river plants along the Danube, Altmühl, Main, Main-Danube canal, Wisent, Regnitz, and Aisch.

On the Danube part, the plant group's total installed capacity is 226 MW, with an average annual generation of about 1,400 GWh.

On the Main part, the plant group's total installed capacity is 119 MW, with an average annual generation of about 770 GWh.

Schkopau

Location Schkopau (Saxony-Anhalt)
Commissioned 1995/1996
Electrical net output 900 MW
Fuel Lignite

 

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Scholven (with Buer CHP)

  Scholven B/C Buer CHP
Location Gelsenkirchen (Northrhine-Westphalia) Gelsenkirchen (Northrhine-Westphalia)
Commissioned 1968/1969 1985
Electrical net output 690 MW 70 MW
Fuel Hard coal Hard coal

 

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Staudinger

Location Großkrotzenburg (Hesse)
Commissioned 1977/1992
Electrical net output 1,132 MW
Fuel Natural gas, hard coal

 

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Wilhelmshaven

  Wilhelmshaven
Location Wilhelmshaven
Commissioned 1976
Electrical net output 757 MW
Fuel Hard coal, natural gas

 

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