Facts and Figures about LEAG

60 million

tonnes of lignite is extracted by the LEAG miners in the Lusatian opencast mines every year. 

8,095 MW

installed capacity makes LEAG the fourth largest power plant operator in Germany.

15.6 million

households' electricity needs can be covered by LEAG's power plants. 

Our Business Fields

Lignite is the most important domestic energy resource in Germany. It makes a considerable contribution to securing the electricity supply, as lignite is independent of imports, available round the clock and has stable prices.

Regional Engagement

We are aware of our social responsibilities to the communities where our sites are located – whether it is supporting the development of young people, promoting arts and culture or encouraging sporting success.