The Leipheim Gas Turbine Power Plant is 660MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Bavaria, Germany. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction 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. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Gaskraftwerk Leipheim and Lausitz Energie Bergbau. The project is currently owned by Lausitz Energie Bergbau with a stake of 100%.

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

Siemens Energy 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.

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About Gaskraftwerk Leipheim

Gaskraftwerk Leipheim GmbH & Co KG (Gaskraftwerk Leipheim) specialized in generation, transmission, and distribution of electric energy. The company is headquartered in Germany.

About Lausitz Energie Bergbau

Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG (Lausitz Energie), formerly Vattenfall Europe Mining AG is a mining company that provides utility services. It's products include renewable energy, battery storage, conventional power plants, mining. Lausitz Energie's services include virtual power plant, energy industrial services and battery pool .The company provides business activities such as brown energy trading, resources and recycling, finishing among others. It operates opencast mines and production facilities located in Lusatian district of Germany. Lausitz Energie operates Schwarze Pumpe power plant unit located in southeast of Brandenburg. It has operations across Germany. Lausitz Energie is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.


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