Abergelli power station

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Abergelli power station is a proposed 299-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Swansea County (Wales), United Kingdom.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station near Felindre, Swansea County (Wales), United Kingdom.[1][2]

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Abergelli , originally expected to start in 2022, is listed in the T-4 Capacity Market 2024-2025 final auction results with a 2024 delivery date.[3][4] This would qualify it for government subsidies to guarantee electricity supply.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Abergelli Power Limited (APL)[1]
  • Parent company: Drax Group plc[1][2]
  • Location: near Felindre, Swansea County (Wales), United Kingdom[1]
  • Coordinates: 51.694979, -3.949399 (approximate)[2]
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 299 MW[2]
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired open-cycle gas turbine, 299 MW (start-up in 2024)[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Abergelli power
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 National Infrastructure Planning, Abergelli Power Generating Station
  3. T4 DY2024-25 Final Results, Electricity Market Reform Delivery Body, Mar 22, 2021
  4. The Drax gas plant is dead: But other new gas projects are a headache for the COP26 team, Ember, Feb 15, 2021
  5. Capacity Market, United Kingdom, Mar 1, 2019
  6. Capacity Market Register 2024-25 (T-4) - 13_04_2021, Electricity Market Reform Delivery Body, Apr 13, 2021