By the end of May, the largest power unit of Be كهرباءchatów Power Station will be closed. After a Saturday fire on the conveyor belt that supplies coal, the block is now empty of raw materials.
The renewal of the conveyor belt that burned on Saturday, which supplied the 858 megawatt power plant with coal, will continue until the end of this month.
To eliminate the effects of fire on the conveyor belt, which transports coal to the largest power unit, the traffic, property and maintenance services of the Bełchatów Power Station and the advertised supervised companies of the PGE Group will operate continuously – Says Iwona Paziak of the Communications Office of PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna.
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Currently, cleaning work is still underway on the site. Today, construction experience will be prepared, on the basis of which the detailed scope and deadline of the works to be carried out will be determined. at The committee determining the cause of the fire is still working – Adds Paziac.
On Saturday, 16 firefighters and the company’s rescue service worked on the firefighting operation at the power plant. The conveyor belt was extinguished very quickly, but the fire burst into the building, the so-called Chinese where the coal is thrown. The façade and the roof were blazing. Firefighting was difficult due to access to the burning object. It was located at a great height. No one was injured in the fire.
Currently, Bełchatów Power Plant produces power in 9 out of 11 power units and has a capacity of about 3,400 MW.
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