Adamow power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Adamow power station was a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Wielkopolskie, Poland. It has been retired.


The map below shows the location of the plant in Turek.

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Adamow power station is a five-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 600 MW. The plant was completed between 1964 and 1966, and is owned by ZEPAK, which is co-owned by Elektrim SA (39%), the state (50%), and employees (10%).[1]

The decommissioning of the facility is planned by the end of 2017. Poland has repeatedly sought the extension of the plant's operations with the European Commission.[2]

The plant was closed down on January 1, 2018.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów Adamów Konin SA
  • Parent company: ZEPAK
  • Location: Turek, Wielkopolskie, Poland
  • Coordinates: 52.012307, 18.546212 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2017)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 1-5: 120 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: 1964-1966
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source: Domestic
  • Source of financing:

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