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Coal-power-stn-iconEnergy cost Coal Power Station Tycoon logo
Coalpower
Construction Cost Credits-icon350 · Building modules 1 · Tools 4
Maintenance Cost Ecobal-icon -15 ·  Balance-icon -10 · Energy-icon +60
Size 4x4
Hitpoints 1000
Produces Energy-icon from Coal
Unlock 1 Tycoon Worker

The Coal Power Station is a power station that produces 60 power from coal. This Tycoon power plant generates electricity needed by buildings.

To generate power the plant requires coal which is mined with a Rotary Excavator or Coal Mine. Each coal power plant consumes the entire output of one Rotary Excavator or half of the output of a Coal Mine. Coal power plants output more energy than a Wind Park but are significantly more detrimental to the environment and cost more in the long term.

The Coal Power Plant is the easiest way for a Tycoon player to get power in the start of the game and has low up-front costs for the amount of power produced. It also has some extremely powerful upgrades available which can greatly improve its efficiency and reduce ecobalance impact. Four of the items combined will make your coal plants produce 114 power at 0 ecobalance, rivalling the Nuclear Power Plant, but consuming a large amount of coal. In the Deep Ocean Expansion this should no longer be a problem, as its now possible to research upgrades which adds 180000tons of coal to an island's raw materials, which makes it much easier to produce coal on a large scale.

Trivia Edit

  • Due to its low price and relatively effective power production as well as its negative influence on the eco balance, the Coal Power Station, along with its Rotary Excavator, are the most common buildings to be claimed as the "Worst Environmental Pollution" in the Player Statistics.

Upgrades Edit

Most upgrades are Research Projects available at the Academy.


Type Quality Icon Name Effect Description Costs

Ark-icon Gold star small Coal power station itemProductivity Control room upgrade Energy-icon: +20% Better controlled combustion processes. Credits-icon 5,000 · Microchips 15 · Control Module icon 1

Ark-icon Gold star small Coal power station itemEco cost Regenerative combustion Ecobal-icon: -30% Fast residue-free and relatively clean. Credits-icon 7,500 · Licenses-icon 150 · Carbon 15 · Microchips 25 · Filtration Plant icon 1

Ark-icon Gold star smallGold star small Coal power station itemMultiple effects Spheric procedure Ecobal-icon: -40% Energy-icon: +30% Far more efficient than conventional methods. Credits-icon 19,000 · Licenses-icon 400 · Carbon 40 · Microchips 60 · Filtration Plant icon 2 · Control Module icon 3

Ark-icon Gold star smallGold star smallGold star small Coal power station itemMultiple effects Thermodynamic efficiency enhancement Ecobal-icon: -50% Energy-icon: +40% Maximum efficiency through advanced combustion technologies. Credits-icon 25,000 · Licenses-icon 500 · Carbon 50 · Microchips 75 · 60517 1 · Coal power station item 2


There is one Warehouse Item that affects the Coal Power Station specifically and must be bought/found.

Type Quality Icon Name Effect Description Costs

Warehouse-slot-icon Gold star smallGold star smallGold star small Coal power station itemProductivity Robust firebox Energy-icon: +15% Can withstand high temperatures

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