King's Lynn power station

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King's Lynn power station is a 382-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Norfolk County, United Kingdom.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Saddlebow, Norfolk County, United Kingdom.

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The combined cycle natural gas power station near King's Lynn in Norfolk was originally commissioned in 1997. It was mothballed on 1 April 2012.[1] In 2017, installation of a new 382 MW gas turbine began, which was completed in November 2019.[2][3]

In 2020 Centrica sold the refurbished unit to RWE Generation.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: RWE Generation[5]
  • Parent company: RWE Aktiengesellschaft
  • Location: Saddlebow, Norfolk County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 52.7278311, 0.379749 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 382 MW[2]
    • Combined-cycle unit: 382 MW (started 2019)[2]

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