Coryton power station

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Coryton power station is a 800-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Essex County, United Kingdom.

Location

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Background

In 2021 the project applied for 800 MW existing generation in the T-4 Capacity Market 2024-2025 auction, and they were listed in the final results.[1][2] This would qualify them for government subsidies to guarantee electricity supply.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Intergen NV[4]
  • Parent company: Sev.en Energy and China Huaneng Group/Yudean Guandong Group[5]
  • Location: Coryton, Essex County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 51.5119, 0.5079 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 800 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[4], 800 MW[4] (start-up in 2002)[4]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. T4 DY2024-25 Final Results, Electricity Market Reform Delivery Body, Mar 22, 2021
  2. Capacity Market Register 2024-25 (T-4) - 13_04_2021, Electricity Market Reform Delivery Body, Apr 13, 2021
  3. Capacity Market, United Kingdom, Mar 1, 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  5. Who We Are | InterGen
  6. Global Energy Observatory ID 2781, accessed January 2020