Walsum power plant is a coal-fired power station owned by Evonik Industries. It is in the Walsum quarter of Duisburg, on the area of the former Walsum coal mine.
It has an installed output capacity of 600 megawatts . The chimney is 300 metres high, one of the highest chimneys in Germany. The power station supplies not only electricity but also process steam for the paper factory of the Norske Skog as well as long-distance heating and electricity to Fernwärmeschiene Niederrhein and the Walsum coal mine. From approximately 930,000 tons of coal, the power station produces approximately 2.2 billion a kWh electricity, 33 millions a kWh of long-distance heating, 500,000 t process steam and 250 millions m³ compressed air per year. It has a coal storage capacity of 34.000 t.
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