Blenod power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm}} Blénod power station was a 1,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.


The undated satellite below shows the plant in Blénod-lès-Pont-à-Mousson, Nancy.

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The power station originally consisted of four 250 MW units, fueled by coal and oil and commissioned in 1963 to 1969. Unit 1 was retired in 2000.[1][2]

Unit 2 was retired in 2013, and units 3-4 in 2014.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Électricité de France SA
  • Parent company: EDF Group
  • Developer:
  • Location: Blénod-lès-Pont-à-Mousson, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
  • Coordinates: 48.869091, 6.080033 (exact)
  • Status: Retired
  • Capacity: 1,000 MW (Units 1-4: 250 MW)
  • Start date: 1963-1969
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in France," Industcards, accessed April 2016
  2. "Blénod Thermal Power Plant France," GEO, accessed April 2016
  3. "G7 coal phase out: France," E3G, Sep 15, 2015

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