Zeran power station

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Zeran power station (Polish: Elektrociepłownia Żerań) is a 601-megawatt (MW) coal-fired heat power station in Warszawa, Poland.

A 490 MW gas plant is under construction at the site and, upon completion, will replace the coal plant.


The undated satellite photo below shows the Zeran Power Station in Warszawa.

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The coal plant became operational in 1954. The plant underwent modernization 1997-2001 when it was taken over by Vattenfall, and was later bought by PGNiG.[1]

In October 2017, PGNiG Termika officially started construction of a new 490 MW combined-cycle power plant at the site to replace the aging coal-fired units.[2] It was planned for operation in 2020.[3] However, as of March 2021 construction is reportedly ongoing.[4]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Pgnig Termika S.A.
  • Parent company: PGNiG
  • Location: Warszawa, Białołęka, Mazowieckie, Poland
  • Coordinates: 52.294444, 20.993611 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 601 MW
    • Unit 9: 386 MW (1954) - subcritical coal
    • Unit 10: 15 MW (1954) - subcritical coal
    • Unit 11: 100 MW (1965) - subcritical coal
    • Unit 12: 100 MW (2009) - subcritical coal
  • Gross capacity (construction): 490 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 490 MW (start-up planned 2020)

Resources and articles


  1. PGNiG Termika. "Our Plants". PGNiG Termika (in Polish). Retrieved 2014-02-18. PGNiG TERMIKA owns five plants: HP Kawęczyn, CHP Pruszków, CHP Siekierki, CHP Żerań and HP Wola. They produce approximately 401 million GJ of heat which covers 70% of the demand in Warsaw and 60% in Pruszków, Piastów and Michałowice.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  2. "Construction of new power plant begins in Poland," Power Technology, Oct 31, 2017
  3. "Doosan Skoda supplying 155-MW steam turbine for Polish GTCC plant," PowerEng, 3.28.19
  4. Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S A : Separate Financial Statement for the year 2020, Market Screener, Mar 25, 2021

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