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January 27, 2022

RZR Herten Biomass Power Plant, Germany

By Carmen

RZR Herten Biomass Power Plant is a 29.6MW biopower project. It is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1982.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 29.6 29.6 Active North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany STEAG


The project was developed by STEAG.

Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1982.

Contractors Involved

Franco Tosi Meccanica was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Fisia Babcock Environment supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 35TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 281Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 65bar.


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.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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