EDF Inks Pact for Sale of West Burton B CCGT Gas Power Station
EDF has reached an agreement with EIG to sell its 1332 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine power station and 49 MW battery at West Burton B in
EDF has reached an agreement with EIG to sell its 1332 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine power station and 49 MW battery at West Burton B in Nottinghamshire. Both parties aim to complete the transaction as soon as possible in 2021, subject to all applicable regulatory authorisations.
West Burton B CCGT power station facts:
West Burton B CCGT is EDF's only gas-fired power station in the UK.
Start of construction: 2008
Start of generation: 2013
Three combined cycle units with a combined output of 1332 MW - enough electricity for approximately 1.5 million UK homes.
Gas connection: 19KM gas pipeline to supply gas to the site
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