Pulawy power station (Grupa Azoty)

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Pulawy power station (Grupa Azoty) is a proposed 100-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Poland.

Location

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

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Background on Plant

In 2008 Swedish-based Vattenfall proposed to build a 1620 MW coal-fired power plant in Pulawy through its Polish unit in 2008, the Pulawy power station (Vattenfall).[1] In 2010 it was reported that Vattenfall decided to cancel the project.[2]

In 2011 the rights for the power project were transferred to ZA Puławy S.A. and PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (GiEK), who were pursuing plans for an 800-900 MW combined cycle natural gas plant instead.[3] On December 23, 2014, Grupa Azoty purchased 100% of the shares in Puławy Power Plant from PGE GiEK, and said it plans to build a 400 MW gas plant.[4]

In April 2017 it was reported that Grupa Azoty had decided to build a 90-100 MW coal-burning power plant unit instead of the 400 MW gas-fuelled unit which had been planned.[5] The company will announce a tender to build the plant in 2017. According to Polityka Insight, while Azoty Puławy said they cancelled the tender to build the gas unit because it was too large for its plants in Puławy, the decision was made when state-owned energy companies decided to financially support the merging of two coal companies, KHW and PGG.[6]

Project Details of proposed coal plant

  • Sponsor: Grupa Azoty Pulawy
  • Parent company: Grupa Azoty
  • Developer:
  • Location: Pulawy, Lublin, Poland
  • Coordinates: 51.416443, 21.969309 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Capacity: 100 MW
  • Type:
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  • Coal Type:
  • 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.
  3. "Pulawy power project enters its next stage," Pulawy, Sep 5, 2012.
  4. "Puławy Power Plant," Elektrownia Puławy, accessed January 2018
  5. "Poland - Factors to Watch Apr 5," Reuters, Apr 4, 2017
  6. "Energy report," Polityka Insight, April 2017

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