Bialystok power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Bialystok power station is an operating power station of at least 165-megawatts (MW) in Białystok, Podlaskie, Poland.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Bialystok power station Białystok, Białystok, Podlaskie, Poland 53.147965, 23.169649 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 2, Unit 3: 53.147965, 23.169649
  • Unit 1R: 53.1509, 23.1684

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 retired coal - bituminous 65 subcritical 1978 2012
Unit 1R operating[1] bioenergy - wood & other biomass (solids)[1] 55[2] 1978[3]
Unit 2 operating coal - bituminous 55 subcritical 1981 2032
Unit 3 operating coal - bituminous 55 subcritical 1991 2037

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Enea Ciepło SP zoo [100.0%]
Unit 1R Enea Ciepło[1]
Unit 2 Elektrocieplownia Bialystok SA [100.0%]
Unit 3 Elektrocieplownia Bialystok SA [100.0%]

Unit-level fuel conversion details:

Unit 1: Converted from coal - bituminous to bioenergy - wood & other biomass (solids) in 2012.


The power station was owned by Elektrocieplownia Bialystok SA and located in Białystok, Podlaskie Province, Poland.[4]

In 2012, Unit 1 of the Białystok power station was converted to run on biomass (primarily forest- and agriculture-based residues) instead of coal.[5]

Articles and Resources


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  5. "Metso to deliver green energy technology for Elektrociepłownia Białystok S.A's biomass boiler conversion project in Poland". Valmet Forward. August 30, 2011.

Additional data

To access additional data, including interactive maps of the power stations, downloadable datasets, and summary data, please visit the Global Bioenergy Power Tracker and the Global Coal Plant Tracker on the Global Energy Monitor website.