Burghfield power station

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Burghfield power station is a 50-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Berkshire County, United Kingdom.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Reading, Berkshire County, United Kingdom.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: SSE plc[1]
  • Parent company: SSE PLC[2]
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 51.4294, -1.0033 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 50 MW
    • Gas-fired[1] open-cycle gas turbine[1], 50 MW[1] (start-up in 1998)[1]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  2. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 549300KI75VYLLMSK856 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  3. FRESNA (FIAS Renewable Energy Systems & Network Analysis) version 4.1 (July 2019)