Tisova Power Station

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Tisova Power Station is a 295.8-megawatt (MW) brown coal-fired power station located in Karlovarský, Czech Republic. The power station is owned and operated by the CEZ Group.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant near Pocerady in Citice, Sokolov.

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The power station consists of two subcritical coal plants, Tisova I and II. Construction of Tisova I began in 1954, with four units of 50 MW to 57 MW each installed in 1958-59, followed by a 12.8 MW back-pressure turbine in 1959. Construction of Tisova II began in 1955, with three production units of 112 MW each put into operation between 1960 and 1961.[1]

During the first reduction wave of brown coal fired power stations in the early 1990's, two 112 MW units of Tisova II were put out of operation - the first unit in the end of 1990 and the second unit in the end of 1991. In 1998, one 50 MW turbine of Tisova I was cut off, and the installed capacity dropped to 295.8 MW.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 CEZ Group, "The Tisová Power Stations", CEZ Group website, accessed March 2016

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