Opalenie power station

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Opalenie power station is a proposed 1660-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Poland.

Location

The map below shows Opalenie, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

Swedish-based Vattenfall proposed to build a 1660 MW coal-fired power plant in Opalenie through its Polish unit.[1] In 2010 it was reported that Vattenfall decided to cancel the coal plant, along with its Pulawy power station, but may continue plans with building a power block for its Warsaw-based Siekierki power station,[2] which was also later cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Vattenfall
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Opalenie, Pomeranian, Poland
  • Coordinates: 53.742222, 18.823056 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 1660 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type: Hard coal
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles

References

  1. "Mapping CCS in Poland," Bellona Europa, Oct 2009.
  2. "Vattenfall Will Not Build Two Power Plants in Poland," The Warsaw Voice, October 11, 2010.

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