Lagisza power station
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Lagisza power station is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Śląskie, Poland.
A 413 MW gas plant at the site has been proposed.
The map below shows the location of the plant in Będzin.
Background on Plant
Lagisza power station began as a seven-unit coal-fired power plant of 120 MW each, with a total capacity of 840 MW. The first six units were completed in 1963, and the seventh in 1970. Unit 3 was retired in 1998. In 2009 unit 4 was retired, and the 460 MW unit 8 went online. Unit 8 was the world's first supercritical circulating fluidized bed project with the world's largest circulating fluidized bed boiler. Units 1-2 were retired in 2013, and Unit 5 in 2016.
According to Montel News, units 6-7 of the power station are planned to shut down in 2021, leaving only unit 8 (460 MW).
Proposed gas plant
On December 19, 2012, Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo and TAURON Polska Energia signed a letter of intent concerning construction of a 400 MW gas-fired co-generation unit at the site of the Łagisza Power Plant. According to Argus Media in March 2018, Tauron still wanted to build a 413 MW gas-fired plant at the site, but "the project is still in the analysis phase and is unlikely to be given a green light in the near future."
- Sponsor: Tauron Wytwarzanie S.A.
- Parent company: Tauron Polska Energia S.A.
- Location: Będzin, Śląskie, Poland
- Coordinates: 50.350163, 19.143507 (exact)
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 700 MW
- Unit 6: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1966)
- Unit 7: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1966)
- Unit 8: Coal-fired supercritical, 460 MW (start-up in 2009)
- Gross generating capacity (proposed): 413 MW
- Unit 9 CC: Gas-fired combined cycle, 413 MW (start-up year not available)
- Gross generating capacity (retired): 600 MW
- Unit 1: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1963)
- Unit 2: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1963)
- Unit 3: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1963)
- Unit 4: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1966)
- Unit 5: Coal-fired subcritical, 120 MW (start-up in 1966)
Articles and resources
- "Lagisza Power Plant Supercritical Circulating Fluidised Bed, Poland". power-technology.com. Net Resources International. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
- Metso. "Future solutions meet in PKE S.A. Lagisza Power Plant". Press release. Retrieved on April 20, 2016.
- Nuortimo, Kalle. "Coal fired boiler technology - Lagisza, world's largest CFB boiler, begins commercial operation". LexisNexis. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
- "kierunekenergetyka.pl W 2018 Elektrownia Łagisza z Nowym blokiem of 25," Hempel, February 2015 (Polish)
- "Polish utilities to close 2.1 GW of coal-fired plant in 2021". www.montelnews.com. 2020-12-01. Retrieved 2020-12-04.
- "TAURON and PGNiG want to build another gas-fired co-generation unit," PGNiG, Dec 19, 2012
- "Polish utilities too tied up in coal to invest in gas," Argus, 16 March 2018
- TAURON: Gas transmission to new unit at Łagisza power plant secured, Tauron, Apr 1, 2014
- Completing coal plants, but looking to gas, Modern Power Systems, Jul 3, 2019