Tychy power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Tychy Power Station is a 165-megawatt (MW) coal-fired powered station in Tychy, Poland.


The map below shows Tychy, the approximate area where the plant is located.

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Tychy Power Station is owned by the Tauron Group's Polska Energia, Poland’s second-largest utility. The company plans to convert its 50 MW unit 1 and 65 MW unit 2 from coal to biomass, to meet stricter emissions limits that will be taking effect in 2016.[1][2]

New coal unit

Tauron plans to also build a new coal-fired heat and power unit (unit 3) at the station with the capacity to generate 50 megawatts.[1][3]

The unit was completed in June 2016.[4]

Project Details of Unit 3

  • Sponsor: Tauron Cieplo Sa
  • Parent company: Tauron Group
  • Location: Tychy, Slaskie, Poland
  • Coordinates: 50.121801, 19.020002 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 50 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: 2016
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