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Construction of geothermal heating plant in Turek, Poland set to begin

By District Energy posted 04-09-2024 17:04


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The Municipal and Housing Management Company (PGKiM) of the town of Turek in the Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland has handed over the construction site for a planned geothermal heating plant to construction company In?ynieria Rzeszów SA. Work on the heating plant is expected to start by next week, with target completion by the end of 2025.

Drilling of the Turek GT-1 production well had already been completed in 2019. Drilled to a depth of 2169 meters, PGKiM President Micha? Wypiór says that the geothermal waters discovered were at a temperature of 78 °C. The energy from the well will be enough to supply about 40% of the heat demand in the city, subsequently reducing heating costs for the residents. The city also plans to use geothermal heat for recreational and medicinal purposes.

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