A small fire broke out at the construction site of power plant Diemen 34 in Diemen, the Netherlands, in the morning 20 March. The fire was quickly brought under control. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.
When the construction of Diemen 34 is finalised the combined heat and power plant will have an electricity capacity of 435 MW and heat capacity of 260 MW. The new plant will be able to supply some 750,000 households with electricity and 25,000 households with heat. The plant is expected to be operational at the end of 2012.