Carrington power station

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Carrington power station is a 910-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Lancashire County, United Kingdom.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Carrington, Lancashire County, United Kingdom.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Electricity Supply Board (ESB)[1]
  • Parent company: Electricity Supply Board (ESB)[2]
  • Location: Carrington, Lancashire County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 53.4377, -2.4101 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 910 MW
    • Unit 1 & 2: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[1], 910 MW[1] (start-up in 2016)[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) 635400UFHDIQCDZ6JK11 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID GBR2000124 World Resources Institute, June 2019