Wedel Power Station
Wedel Power Station is a coal-fired power station
Power station
A power station is an industrial facility for the generation of electric energy....

 in Wedel, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. Its two 151 metres tall chimneys, where built by HEW between 1961 and 1965. It consists of 2 units with an output power of 200 MW.

Until 1987, it was used only for the power supply of Hamburg
-History:The first historic name for the city was, according to Claudius Ptolemy's reports, Treva.But the city takes its modern name, Hamburg, from the first permanent building on the site, a castle whose construction was ordered by the Emperor Charlemagne in AD 808...

. In 1988/89 thepower station was modified in such way, that its excess heat can be used as an extra energy source, and an exhaust cleaning facility was installed. Between 1990 and 1993 the power station was modernized.
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