Thermal capacity accounted for 55.1% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData. Of the total global thermal capacity, 0.07% is in Sweden. Listed below are the five largest active thermal power plants by capacity in Sweden, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.

1. Karlshamn Power Plant

The Karlshamn Power Plant is a 996MW thermal power project located in Blekinge, Sweden. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1969. Uniper own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Rya Combined Heat and Power Plant

The 272MW Rya Combined Heat and Power Plant thermal power project is located in Vastra Gotaland, Sweden. It was commissioned in 2006. The project is owned by Goteborg Energi. Buy the profile here.

3. Halmstad Power Plant

The Halmstad Power Plant is a 263MW thermal project. Uniper owns the project. It was commissioned in 1972. It is located in Halland, Sweden. Buy the profile here.

4. Lahall Power Station

The Lahall Power Station thermal project with a capacity of 240MW came online in 1973. Svenska Kraftnat Gasturbiner have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Halland, Sweden. Buy the profile here.

5. Heleneholm Power Plant

The Heleneholm Power Plant has been operating since 1966. The 140MW thermal project is located in Scania, Sweden. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.