Category:Existing coal plants in the United Kingdom
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The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), as of May 2012, lists sixteen coal fired power stations as operating in the United Kingdom with a total installed capacity of 23,941 megawatts. (Of the sixteen power stations, nine are purely coal-fed while the remainder use coal as one of the fuels burnt). DECC lists the current coal-fired power station in the UK, as of May 2012, as being:
|Company Name||Station Name||Fuel||Installed capacity (megawatts)||Commissioned|
|AES||Kilroot Power Station||coal/oil||520||1981|
|Drax Power Ltd||Drax Power Station||coal||3870||1974|
|EDF Energy||Cottam Power Station||coal||2008||1969|
|EDF Energy||West Burton Power Station||coal||2012||1967|
|E.On UK||Ironbridge Power Station||coal||940||1970|
|E.On UK||Ratcliffe Power Station||coal||1960||1968|
|International Power/Mitsui||Rugeley Power Station||coal||1006||1972|
|RWE Npower Plc||Aberthaw B Power Station||coal||1586||1971|
|RWE Npower Plc||Didcot A Power Station||coal/gas||1958||1972|
|Scottish and Southern||Ferrybridge C Power Station||coal/biomass||1960||1966|
|Scottish and Southern||Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station||coal/biomass||1961||1971|
|Scottish and Southern||Uskmouth Power Station||coal/biomass||363||2000|
|Scottish and Southern||Slough Power Station||coal/biomass/||61||1918|
|Scottish Power||Cockenzie Power Station||coal||1152||1967|
|Scottish Power||Longannet Power Station||coal||2304||1970|
|Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Ltd||Wilton Power Station||Gas/Coal/Oil||280||1952|
Articles and Resources
- Department of Energy and Climate Change, "Power stations in the United Kingdom, May 2012", Department of Energy and Climate Change, May 2012. (This link is to an Excel spreadsheet).
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