Vattenfall halves Berlin’s CO2 emissions with new CHP plant

The facility is expected to supply district heating to around 450,000 households in the eastern parts of Berlin

A new combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Marzahn will halve carbon dioxide emissions in Berlin.

Vattenfall has developed the new gas-fired project, which will supply electricity and district heating in the eastern parts of the German capital and is estimated to cut 240,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year.

With a capacity of 230MW of heat and 260MW of electricity, the facility along with Vattenfall’s Klingenberg CHP plant is expected to supply district heating to around 450,000 households.

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