The condition of the Brown Coal Mine in Rogovic, near Pechato, is under control – firefighters were informed. 16 firefighters put out the fire. The PGE team, which owns the mine, has announced that a special committee will clarify the matter. It also ensures that the power plant operates in accordance with the national power demand.
– The conveyor belt was extinguished very quickly, the fire came to the building, the so-called coal-throwing plate. The facade and roof caught fire. The fire situation is now under control. Currently, the fire is being extinguished and demolition work is underway, said Audi, a spokesman for the Junior Provincial Fire Brigade. Jutrej Pavlock. No information was available on the injured.
Conveyor belt fire
The fire at the mine occurred approximately on Saturday 22 May. 11. A conveyor belt for feeding coal to a block about 200 m long and 30 m high. It supplied coal to the power section 14.
“Today, at 11.00 am, coal was transported to the 14th at the Pechato power station. With the participation of 9 company teams and the state fire brigade, the firefighting operation is underway. The cause of the fire will be explained by a special commission set up for this purpose. ” – PGE reported on Twitter.
“The Pechato power plant operates in accordance with the national energy demand. There is no risk of power shortage at the stage “- assures Fiji.
– The conveyor belt at a height of about 30 meters caught fire. Firefighting operations are difficult because of the access to the burning object. It is located at a considerable height. It is more or less the height of the tallest building. Firefighters were initially able to put out the fire, but the fire situation was not. A spokesman for the Audi Junior Provincial Fire Brigade said a lift and ladder were involved in the operation. Jutrej Pavlock. The 42-meter ladder, which came from Auto, was used in the firefighting operation.
The Pechato power plant is the largest coal-fired power plant in Europe
The Bechadov power plant, which is powered by coal from a lignite mine, is located in the Glasgow Commune in Bechadov Boviat in Oto Voyotoship. It is the largest coal-fired power plant in Europe and the largest producer of carbon dioxide in the European Union. It is the fifth largest in the world with a capacity of 5102 MW. This is of strategic importance to Poland because it provides about 17 percent. All the energy in our country.
Twelve power units are in operation at the Bechadov power station, located in two boiler house buildings and one engine room. These 11 power units, each with a capacity of 370–390 MW, operated in 1981-1988, and one unit with a capacity of 858 MW, commissioned in October 2011.
Last week, a fault occurred at the Rokovich substation near the power plant. as a consequence 10 of the 11 power units were shut down. To make up for the energy shortage, PGE implemented an emergency plan to import from abroad, mainly from Germany and Sweden, and increase the capacity of hydropower plants operating in Poland.