Castleford power station

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Castleford power station is retired a 56-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in West Yorkshire County, United Kingdom.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Castleford, West Yorkshire County, United Kingdom.

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Background

In 2014, E.ON reportedly was planning to "scale back operations at Castleford" due to a "lack of viable commercial options for the plant.”[1]

According to the July 2021 Digest of UK Energy Statistics, Castleford was closed in 2020.[2] A July 2021 news article states that the power station was demolished.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: E.On UK[4]
  • Parent company: E.On SE[5]
  • Location: Castleford, West Yorkshire County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 53.7320, -1.3428 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 56 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[4], 56 MW[4] (operated 2002-2020)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. International, Power Engineering (2014-01-23). "E.ON plans UK power plant closures". Power Engineering International. Retrieved 2021-11-10.
  2. "Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES): electricity". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2021-11-10.
  3. Grove, Alex (2021-07-29). "Residents 's*** themselves' as power station chimney 'blown up'". YorkshireLive. Retrieved 2021-11-10.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  5. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 54930033NVZ42A64JU25 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  6. FRESNA (FIAS Renewable Energy Systems & Network Analysis) version 4.1 (July 2019)