Belchatow coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Belchatow coal mine is a surface mine, owned by Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) Polish Energy Group, producing 42.6 million tonnes per annum, near the Belchatow power complex, in Bełchatów in Łódź Voivodeship, Poland.[1]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the mine site in Bełchatów in Łódź Voivodeship, Poland.

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Background

The Belchatow open-cast mine is the largest in Poland, set to operated until 2040.[1]

Project Details

  • Owner: PGE[1]
  • Parent Company:
  • Location: Bełchatów, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland
  • GPS coordinates: 51.242247, 19.275356 (exact)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Start year: 1981
  • Total reserves: 1 billion tonnes[1]
  • Mineable reserves: 571.6 million tonnes [2]
  • Coal type: lignite
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: Surface
  • Mine depth: 300 m
  • Production: 42.6 million tonnes per year[1]
  • Additional proposed production:
  • Equipment: surface (open cast)
  • Number of employees:

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Euracoal, Poland, accessed September 2020
  2. Applied Geology, Chapter 16, page 287

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