Fossil fuel

For EnBW, the energy sources coal, gas and oil are an essential component of a reliable energy supply. In view of the rapid expansion of renewable energies, flexible coal-fired and gas-fired power plants play a central role in ensuring reliable performance in times of low regenerative supplies.

State-of-the-art technology for a reliable supply

Conventional power generation
At 46% net efficiency, our RDK 8 coal-fired power plant in the Karlsruhe Rheinhafen is one of the best in the world.

The most important facts about our fossil-fired plants at a glance: