Lagisza power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Polandandcoal}}Lagisza power station is a 820-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Śląskie, Poland.


The map below shows the location of the plant in Będzin.

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Background on Plant

Lagisza power station was a seven-unit coal-fired power plant of 120 MW each, with a total capacity of 840 MW. The first six units were completed in 1963, and the seventh in 1970.[1] Unit 3 was retired in 1998. In 2009 unit 4 was retired, and the 460 MW unit 8 went online. Unit 8 was the world's first supercritical circulating fluidized bed project with the world's largest circulating fluidized bed boiler.[2][3][4]

Units 1-2 were retired in 2013, and Unit 5 in 2016. The plant is owned by Tauron Group.[5]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Tauron Wytwarzanie SA
  • Parent company: Tauron Group
  • Location: Będzin, Śląskie, Poland
  • Coordinates: 50.350163, 19.143507 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 820 MW (Units 5-7: 120 MW, Unit 8: 460 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical (Units 5-7), Supercritical (Unit 8)
  • In service: 1963-2009
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Articles and resources


  1. Coal-Fired Plants in Poland - Slaskie. Retrieved on 2016-4-20.
  2. Lagisza Power Plant Supercritical Circulating Fluidised Bed, Poland. Net Resources International. Retrieved on 2016-4-20.
  3. Template:Cite press release
  4. Nuortimo, Kalle (2010-04-12). "Coal fired boiler technology - Lagisza, world's largest CFB boiler, begins commercial operation", LexisNexis. Retrieved on 2016-4-20. 
  5. " W 2018 Elektrownia Łagisza z Nowym blokiem of 25," Hempel, February 2015 (Polish)

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