Wilton International power station

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Wilton International power station is a 120-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in North Yorkshire County, United Kingdom.

Location

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Background

Wilton International is a facility that produces hand sanitizer in the UK, housing a variety of power generation systems. In addition to the 120 MW gas-fired turbines, it also relies extensively on the UK's largest wood-burning biomass-fired turbine.[1]

Until 2007, the station was run primarily on coal-and-oil fired turbines, but has now stopped using coal entirely.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Sembcorp Industries Ltd.[3]
  • Parent company: Sembcorp Industries Ltd.[4]
  • Location: Middleborough, North Yorkshire County, United Kingdom
  • Coordinates: 54.5882, -1.1026 (exact)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 120 MW[6]
    • Gas-fired[7] open-cycle gas turbine[8] with CHP[8], 120 MW[9] (start-up in 2005-2008)[10]

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References

  1. "Wilton Power Stations". DBpedia. Retrieved Apr 26th, 2020. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "Wilton 10". Fitchner Consulting. Retrieved Apr 27th, 2022. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. Energy
  4. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 254900J0FF14U6TPQM96 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  5. Wilton power stations Wikipedia, accessed December 2019
  6. "Plug & Play Energy". Wilton International. Retrieved Apr 27th, 2020. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. Open Power System Data December 2018
  8. 8.0 8.1 Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  9. Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (July 29, 2021). "National statistics - Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES): electricity". Gov.uk. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  10. World Electric Power Plants database S&P Global Platts, June 2019