Leczna Power Station (Enea)
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Leczna Power Station (Enea) is a proposed 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Leczna, Poland.
The map below shows Leczna, the approximate location where the plant would be built.
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.
In December 2019, Mitsubishi and Enea submitted an application to create a joint partnership to build the plant. The application is under review.
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. However, the plant has not been officially called off by project sponsors.
- Sponsor: Enea
- Parent company: Enea
- 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
- "Poland's Enea expected to build gasified coal power plant -minister," Reuters, Sep 6, 2017
- "Mitsubishi w Łęcznej," e-pojezierze.pl, January 18, 2020
- "Polska elektrownia na zgazowany węgiel coraz mniej realna - budownictwo". wnp.pl (in polski). 2020-11-20. Retrieved 2020-12-17.