• Mitte Power Station: The power station complex is located directly beside the River Spree

    The power station complex is located directly beside the River Spree Copyright:Florian Rizek CC BY-SA 3.0

  • Mitte Power Station: Party in the main hall of the former power station

    Party in the main hall of the former power station Copyright:Kraftwerk Berlin GmbH

Mitte Power Station

The old and new Mitte Power Stations dominate the area by the River Spree with their bulky appearance. The original Berlin-Mitte combined heat and power plant came on stream in 1961, and was long the most important power station supplying East Berlin. Today only part of the huge complex with its numerous extensions is used to generate electricity. The old power station was replaced in 1996 by a new plant next door.

In 2006 the renowned techno club Tresor moved into part of the building. Since 2010 the 100-metre turbine hall has been used for exhibitions and events, including serving as backdrop for concert and theatre performances.

Kraftwerk Berlin (Various rooms for two to 3,000 persons can be rented)

Mitte Power Station on Wikipedia (German)

Kraftwerk Berlin (old part) on Wikipedia (German)

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