HKW Chemnitz-Nord

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Heizkraftwerk at night

HKW Chemnitz-Nord (abbreviation for Heizkraftwerk Chemnitz) is a lignite-fired power station in the northern parts of Chemnitz with a power capacity of 120 megawatts. It has a 307.8 metre tall chimney, which is currently the tallest chimney in Germany. In 2013 the chimney was painted in pastel colours by Daniel Buren.

Coordinates: 50°51′28″N 12°55′26″E / 50.85778°N 12.92389°E / 50.85778; 12.92389