Żerań Power Station

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Żerań Power Station
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Żerań Power Station is located in Poland
Żerań Power Station
Location of Żerań Power Station
Official name Elektrociepłownia Żerań
Country Poland
Location Białołęka, Warsaw
Coordinates 52°17′40″N 20°59′37″E / 52.29444°N 20.99361°E / 52.29444; 20.99361Coordinates: 52°17′40″N 20°59′37″E / 52.29444°N 20.99361°E / 52.29444; 20.99361
Status Operational
Commission date 1954
Operator(s) PGNiG
Power generation
Primary fuel Hard coal
Secondary fuel Biomass
Nameplate capacity 350 MWe
Thermal capacity 1,561 MWt
Cogeneration? yes
Website
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Żerań Heat Power Station (Polish: Elektrociepłownia Żerań) is a coal-fired heat power station in Białołęka, Warszawa, Poland. Built between 1952 and 1956 to Soviet design specifications – with the first turbine becoming operational on 21 July 1954 – it underwent modernisation in the years 1997-2001 when it was taken over by Vattenfall. It is now owned by PGNiG.[1] The station has a heat generation capacity of 1,561 MW and an electric generation capacity of 350 MW.

Żerań Heat Power Station has three flue gas stacks: the tallest of which stands at 200 metres (660 ft) whilst the other two both reach a height of 110 metres (360 ft).

References[edit]

  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."