Coal-Fired Plants in Poland - Wielkopolskie
Adamów
Location: Wielkopolskie
Operator: ZE PAK SA
Configuration: 5 X 120 MW CHP
Operation: 1964-1966
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Rafako
T/G supplier: Zamech, Dolmel
Quick facts: ZEPAK is Poland’s second largest lignite-fueled power producer and has about a 12% market share. In Mar 1999, Elektrim SA became a strategic investor in ZEPAK by acquiring a 39% stake. The remaining shares are owned by the state (50%) and employees (10%).

Photograph courtesy of Zespól Elektrowni Patnów Adamów Konin
Posted 3 Dec 2006

Konin
Location: Wielkopolskie
Operator: ZE PAK SA
Configuration: 1 X 28 MW, 1 X 55 MW, 2 X 50 MW, 1 X 65 MW, 2 X 120 MW CHP
Operation: 1974-1977
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Pauker/EKM, Rafako
T/G supplier: Skoda, Escher Wyss, Oerlikon, ABB, Zamech, Dolmel
Quick facts: Konin is the oldest lignite-fired power plant in Poland. The generating units were modernized with ABB's Procontrol automation system.

Photograph courtesy of Zespól Elektrowni Patnów Adamów Konin
Posted 18 Aug 2005

Patnow
Location: Wielkopolskie
Operator: ZE PAK SA
Configuration: 6 X 200 MW, 1 X 460 MW
Operation: 1967-2008
Fuel: lignite
Boiler supplier: Rafako, Taganrog, Alstom
T/G supplier: Zamech, Dolmel, Electrosila, Alstom, SNC
Quick facts: Patnow 1&2 were retired and replaced by a new 460-MW supercritical unit supplied by Alstom, the first supercritical unit in the country. This €460mn project was completed by SNC Lavalin after begin delayed for several years. It has low-NOX burners and a wet lime FGD from Rafako. Partial funding was obtained from the EBRD.

Photograph courtesy of Zespól Elektrowni Patnów Adamów Konin
Re-posted 24 May 2012

   
  Poznan Karolin
Location: Wielkopolskie
Operator: Veolia Polska SA
Configuration: 1 X 65 MW, 2 X 105 MW CHP
Operation: 1984-1998
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Rafako
T/G supplier: Zamech, Dolmel
Quick facts: This project was first promoted in 1970 by then local power company Poznan ZEC SA. A set of hotwater boiles went into operation in 1975 followed in 1985 by the first T/G set, installed with twin boilers. Total heating capacity is 843 MWt. The stack is 200m high, the tallest structure in the city. It is used as a transmitter tower for local radio and TV. In Jul 2016, GE was contracted to upgrade Unit-3.

Photograph courtesy of GE
Posted 10 Sep 2016

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 10-Sep-2016

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