Siechnice power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Siechnice (Czechnica) Power Station is a 132-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Siechnice, Poland.


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Czechnica Power Station is owned by Kogeneracja S.A., a Polish power company owned 50:50 by EDF Group. The power station consists of two 50 MW units and one unit of 32 MW, commissioned in 1955.[1]

PGE acquired EDF's Polish assets in 2017.[2] The company has proposed building a new combined-cycle unit at the existing Siechnice site. There are conflicting reports of either 110 MW or 170 MW capacity for the new gas-fired cogeneration unit.[3][4] Polimex Mostostal S.A. was provisionally chosen as the construction company in January, 2021.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Kogeneracja S.A. [6]
  • Parent company: PGE SA (Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA) [58%], Aviva Group [10%], Capital Group of Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń SA (PZU Group) [8%], Aegon NV [7%], Nationale-Nederlanden [5%], Other [12%] [6]
  • Location: Siechnice, Lower Silesian
  • Coordinates: 51.0378134, 17.1496931 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Hard coal
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Gross Generating Capacity (operating): 132 MW
    • Unit 1: Coal fired, 50 MW (start-up in 1955)
    • Unit 2: Coal fired, 50 MW (start-up in 1955)
    • Unit 3: Coal-fired, 32 MW (start-up in 1955)
  • Gross Generating Capacity (proposed): 110 MW
    • CC4: Gas-fired combined-cycle with CHP, 110 MW (start-up in 2023)[7]

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