Siekierki Power Station

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Location
52°11'17"N
021°05'24"E
Country
 Poland
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Siekierki Power Station (Polish: Elektrociepłownia Siekierki) is a combined heat and power plant at Augustówka in Warsaw, Poland. It has an installed heat capacity of 2,081 MW and power generation capacity of 622 MW. Construction work on the station started in 1958, and in 1961 the first 50 MW unit went in service. Three further units followed in 1962, increasing its power to 200 MW. Further units, increasing the power of the station to 600 MW were built between 1974 and 1978. On April 26, 1976 a turbine disintegrated, whereby one blade shot through the roof and a fire broke out. A further fire occurred on June 2, 2010. Previously owned by Vattenfall it is now owned by PGNiG.

Technical data

The length of the building is 400 metres (1,300 ft). The power station has a heat reservoir 47 metres (154 ft) tall and a volume of 30,400 cubic metres (1,070,000 cu ft). The power station has five flue gas stacks.
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