Staythorpe C power station

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Staythorpe C power station is a 1,828-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Nottinghamshire County, United Kingdom.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Newark, Nottinghamshire County, United Kingdom.

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Background

In 2021 the project applied for 1,864 MW existing generation (units 1, 2, 3, and 4) 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: RWE Generation UK plc[4]
  • Parent company: RWE Aktiengesellschaft[5]
  • Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 53.0737, -0.8590 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 1,828 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[7], 457 MW (start-up in 2011)[8]
    • Unit 2: Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[7], 457 MW (start-up in 2011)[9]
    • Unit 3: Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[7], 457 MW (start-up in 2011)[10]
    • Unit 4: Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[7], 457 MW (start-up in 2011)[11]

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. Our sites RWE, accessed December 2019
  5. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 529900VJ33LBYDQPI962 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  6. Open Power System Data December 2018
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  8. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_48W000000STAY-1Y European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  9. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_48W000000STAY-2W European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  10. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_48W000000STAY-3U European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  11. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_48W000000STAY-4S European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91