The Leipheim Gas Turbine Power Plant is 660MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Bavaria, Germany. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in August 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 660 660 Permitting Bavaria, Germany Siemens; Stadtwerke Ulm/Neu-Ulm; STEAG


The project is being developed by Siemens, Stadtwerke Ulm/Neu-Ulm and STEAG. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

It is a gas turbine power plant that will be used for Reserve. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Light fuel Oil.

The project cost is expected to be around $674.592m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by August 2023.

Contractors Involved

Siemens will be the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 2 units of SGT5-4000F turbines, each with 330MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens is expected to be the supplier of SGen-2000P electric generator for the project.

Siemens is expected to perform operations and maintenance for thermal power project for a period of 5 years.

About Siemens

Siemens AG (Siemens) is a technology company. Its operations span electrification, automation and digitalization fields. The company designs, develop and manufactures products, and installs complex systems and projects. It also provides a wide range of customized solutions for individual requirements. Siemens focuses on power generation and distribution, and intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems. It provides smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, medical technology, and digital healthcare services. Siemens has research and development facilities, production plants, warehouses, and sales offices across the world. It serves customers in various industries such as energy, healthcare, infrastructure, process and manufacturing, and others. Siemens is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.


STEAG GmbH (STEAG), formerly STEAG AG, a subsidiary of Kommunale Beteiligungsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, is a power generation company that constructs, plans and operates power plants and distributed energy facilities. The company operates coal fired power plants. It offers services such as electricity and fuel marketing, district heating, energy marketing, operation and maintenance management; energy services, energy contracting and communications engineering services. STEAG conducts research and development to improve its processes and systems performance. The company has presence in Germany, Singapore, Turkey and the Philippines. STEAG is headquartered in Essen, Germany.


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