LEAG

Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG and Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke AG

LEAG is the joint brand of Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG and Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke AG. Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG is responsible for lignite mining in the four Lusatian opencast mines and for refining the run-of-mine lignite in the industrial park Schwarze Pumpe in the east of Germany. Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke AG is responsible for the LEAG generation fleet. This includes the Lusatian lignite-fired power plants and Block R of the Lippendorf power plant near Leipzig. Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke AG is also responsible for the operational management of the entire Lippendorf power plant site.

Both companies are each held to 50 per cent by Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) and by the PPF Investments. More on the LEAG companies' organisation here.

LEAG states that it employs around 7,700 people and extracted 52 million tonnes of lignite in 2019.

Acronym: LEAG
Website: www.leag.de
Twitter: @LEAG_de
Location: Germany

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