RWE mothballs another ultra-modern gas-fired power plant

RWEà‚ (FWB:à‚ RWE) has decided to put its ultra-modern high-efficiency gas-fired power plant at Maasbracht Claus C in the Netherlands into storage.

The German utility has been forced to mothball a number of its modern gas-fired plants in recent times, due to a lack of economic motive ” a consequence of the switch in emphasis to renewable power in both Germany and the Netherlands.
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RP Online reports that the 1300 MW plant was switched off by the company in mid-week due to low operating times with a simultaneously very low wholesale price of electricity.

Claus A of the same power plant has already been mothballed earlier in 2013.

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