The foundation stone for the Kozienice 11 coal power plant in Poland was laid on the 21st of November and the opening ceremony was attended by Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, and various dignitaries from Germany and Japan.
Hitachi Power Europe (HPE) is erecting the power plant together with parent Hitachi, Babcock Hitachi and consortium partner Polimex Mostatal.
Klaus Dieter Rennert, Chairman of the HPE Board of Directors, emphasized the magnificent performance the plant will be capable of: “We are today starting construction of a power plant which when completed in 2017 will rank amongst the most efficient and high-tech bituminous coal fired plants in the world.”
The plant will take just short of five years to construct and will produce 1075 MW of electricity. It is expected to be operational in 2017.
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