Leczna Power Station (Enea)

From Global Energy Monitor

Leczna Power Station (Enea) is a proposed 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Leczna, Poland.

Location

The map below shows Leczna, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background

In September 2017 it was reported that Poland’s energy minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski expects state-run utility Enea to build a 500 megawatt IGCC plant in Leczna for around 5 billion zlotys (US$1.41 billion). The plant would use coal from the Bogdanka coal mine, which is 66% owned by Enea.[1]

In December 2019, Mitsubishi and Enea submitted an application to create a joint partnership to build the plant. The application is under review.[2]

In November 2020, wnp.pl reported the plant had been shelved by Polish officials, due to concerns over the plant's profitability given EU climate policies.[3] However, the plant has not been officially called off by project sponsors.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Enea
  • Parent company: Enea
  • Developer:
  • Location: Łęczna, Gmina Łęczna, Łęczna county, Lubelskie, Poland
  • Coordinates: 51.3, 22.883333 (approximate)
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Capacity: 500 MW
  • Type: IGCC
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type: Hard coal
  • Coal Source: Bogdanka coal mine
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Poland's Enea expected to build gasified coal power plant -minister," Reuters, Sep 6, 2017
  2. "Mitsubishi w Łęcznej," e-pojezierze.pl, January 18, 2020
  3. "Polska elektrownia na zgazowany węgiel coraz mniej realna - budownictwo". wnp.pl (in polski). 2020-11-20. Retrieved 2020-12-17.

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