Hillhouse Enterprise Zone Power Station

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Hillhouse Enterprise Zone Power Station is a proposed 900-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Lancashire County, United Kingdom.[1]


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

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Wyre Power Ltd
  • Parent company: NPL Group[2]
  • Location: Thornton, Lancashire County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 53.8737, -3.0214 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 900 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 900 MW per unit (to start 2022)[1][3]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hillhouse Enterprise Zone Power Station, National Infrastructure Planning website, accessed November 2019.
  2. Meeting note, National Infrastructure Planning website, April 21, 2016.
  3. Wyre Power Ltd, part of the NPL Group, have announced the signing of a Collaboration Agreement on Tuesday 24 October 2017 with China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC)., Visit Fylde Coast, March 27, 2018.