Wansbeck power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Wansbeck power station was a proposed 450-megawatt (MW) IGCC coal-fired power station in the United Kingdom.


The map below shows the approximate location where the plant would be built near Ashington.

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Background on Plant

The IGCC power station was proposed by Progressive Energy for northeast England,[1] but the company's only proposed project as of 2014 is the Teesside IGCC power station (Teesside Low Carbon).

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Progressive Energy
  • Parent company:
  • Developer: Progressive Energy, Wansbeck Energy Council
  • Location: Wansbeck, Northumberland, UK
  • Coordinates: 55.183959, -1.579464 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 450 MW
  • Type: IGCC
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type: Hard coal
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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