From Global Energy Monitor

C.GEN is a Belgian company with interests in energy projects. On its website the company provides little detail beyond stating that it "was established in 2007 and is led by a group of managers who are highly experienced in the power industry."[1]

Proposed coal-fired power stations

North Killingholme IGCC Project in the United Kingdom was proposed by C.GEN in March 2011. The company states that the plant being studied would have an installed capacity of 520 megawatts with possible fuels varying from coal to a blend of "unconventional hard coal", petcoke and wood/biomass or even as a pure gas-fired plant. In a presentation on the project, C.GEN states that it owns land adjoining the existing Killingholme power station. The company stated in early 2011 that Parsons Brinkerhof "started permitting procedure 2010" and that in February 2011 it had filed an application to the European Union's New Entrant Reserve scheme for funding proposed CCS projects. The company claims that the project could be in "commercial operation" by 2015-2016.[2] The company's website refers to the project as a 475 megawatt plant which could be "either as a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) or as an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) plant, allowing for carbon capture and storage capabilities to be retrofitted." The company also states that "the target date for the start of commercial operation is 2016-2017."[3]

Contact details

Sneeuwbeslaan 14
2610 Antwerp
Phone: +32 (0)3 829 9453

C.GEN Killingholme Ltd
Clough Lane
North Killingholme
DN40 3JP
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)1469 542 133

Articles and Resources


  1. C.GEN, "Who is C.GEN", C.GEN website, accessed October 2012.
  2. C.GEN, [C.GEN’s North Killingholme IGCC Project"], March 15, 2011.
  3. C.GEN, "Project Killingholme", CGEN website, accessed October 2012.

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