Nováky Power Plant

300 m chimney, built in 1976 and 150 m chimney, built in 1963

Nováky Power Plant is a thermal power plant at Zemianske Kostoľany, Slovakia. It has a 150m tall chimney, built in 1963 and a 300-metre tall chimney, built in 1976. Nováky Power plant is pixeled on Google Maps.

The lignite fired power station was ranked by the European Environment Agency as the industrial facility that is causing the highest damage costs to health and the environment in Slovakia and the 18th worst in the entire European Union. It was calculated that the total cost to health and environment of the Nováky Power Plant was between 1.814 and 5.003 billion euro over the 5-year period of 2008 and 2012.[1]

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  1. "Industrial facilities causing the highest damage costs to health and the environment". European Environment Agency. Retrieved 25 November 2014.

Coordinates: 48°41′55″N 18°32′00″E / 48.69861°N 18.53333°E / 48.69861; 18.53333

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