Seabank power station

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Seabank power station is a 1,258-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Bristol County, United Kingdom.

Location

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Background

In 2021 the project applied for 1,258 MW existing generation (units 1 and 2) 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: Seabank Power Limited[4]
  • Parent company: SSE PLC (50%), CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited (50%)[4]
  • Location: Bristol, Bristol County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 51.5392, -2.6700 (exact)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 1,258 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[6] combined cycle[7], 836 MW[6] (start-up in 2000)[7]
    • Unit 2: Gas-fired[8] combined cycle[7], 422 MW[8] (start-up in 2000)[7]

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 Seabank
  5. Global Energy Observatory ID 5298, accessed January 2020
  6. 6.0 6.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 48W000000SEAB-1V accessed November 2019
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  8. 8.0 8.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 48W000000SEAB-2T accessed November 2019