Baglan Bay power station

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Baglan Bay power station is a 520-megawatt (MW) operating gas-fired power station in Baglan Bay, Glamorgan, United Kingdom.

Project Details

Table 1: Unit-level details for Baglan Bay power station

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP[1] Start year Retired year
1 operating[2] gas[3] 520 MW combined cycle[4] no 2002[4]
2 mothballed[5] gas[2] 32 MW gas turbine[4] no 2002[4]

Table 2: Unit-level ownership details for Baglan Bay power station

Unit name Operator Owner Parent
1 Calon Energy[100.0%][4] Macquarie Group Limited[100.0%][6]
2 Calon Energy[100.0%][4] Macquarie Group Limited[100.0%][6]


Table 3: Plant-level location details for Baglan Bay power station

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Baglan Bay power station Baglan Bay, Glamorgan, United Kingdom 51.6155, -3.8346 (exact)[7]

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The power plant is comprised of a 520 MW combined cycle unit and a 32 MW open cycle gas turbine unit. The gas turbine provides the power plant with black start capability.[3]In June 2020, KPMG Restructuring practice appointed Joint Administrators of Calon Energy Limited.[8] Unlike Severn power station and Sutton Bridge power station, Baglan was not mothballed by the administrators.[9]In March 2021 winding-up orders were made on March 24 against Baglan Bay,[9] placing it into official receivership.[10][11] According to October 2021 data from the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, unit one has not produced electricity since February 2021[2], and unit two since July 2020.[2]

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  1. CHP = Combined Heat and Power
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  8. "Administrators appointed to Calon Energy Limited - KPMG United Kingdom". KPMG. 2020-06-25. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Calon Energy's Baglan Bay U.K. Gas Plant Goes Into Liquidation". Retrieved 2021-11-15.
  10. "COP26: UN Climate Change Conference". 2021-11-15. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
  11. "Written Statement: Baglan Bay Power Station Taskforce (24 March 2021)". GOV.WALES. Retrieved 2021-11-15.