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Power plant in Żarnowiec

 

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In the 80 on the eastern shore of the lake was built the first nuclear power plant in Poland. As a result of social and political changes in the turn of the 90 construction was interrupted and closed. On its site now operates Special Economic Zone, while the former building site still has an unflagging curiosity, backpackers and globetrotters.

In 1983 the operation was given in the meantime is still functioning pump peak power, whose gym, located on the southern edge of the lake connects with the artificial channel inlet. The total power of the four turbine power plant is 716 MW. An important role in her work fully artificial tank top, with an area of ​​122 ha, combined with a gym through four pipelines with a length of 1100m derivational and diameter of 5.5 m to 7.1 m.