UK Electricity Production

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Plants

Number of plants
2536
Installed capacity
87.42 GW
Live utilised capacity
40.57% (35.47 GW)
NameFuelCapacity (MW)OwnerPhoto
PembrokeGas2180.0RWE Npower PlcPembroke
West BurtonCoal2012.0EDF EnergyWest Burton
CottamCoal2008.0EDF EnergyCottam
RatcliffeCoal2000.0Uniper UK LimitedRatcliffe
DraxCoal1980.0Drax PowerDrax
EggboroughCoal1960.0Eggborough Power LtdEggborough
DinorwigHydro1800.0ENGIEDinorwig
Staythorpe CGas1772.0RWE Npower PlcStaythorpe C
Aberthaw BCoal1586.0RWE Npower PlcAberthaw B
Didcot BGas1470.0RWE Npower PlcDidcot B
Grain CHPCogeneration1404.0Uniper UK LimitedGrain CHP
Connahs QuayGas1380.0Uniper UK LimitedConnahs Quay
West Burton CCGTGas1332.0EDF EnergyWest Burton CCGT
South Humber BankGas1310.0CentricaSouth Humber Bank
VPI ImminghamCogeneration1240.0VPI Immingham LLPVPI Immingham
Heysham 2Nuclear1230.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Heysham 2
SaltendGas1200.0Saltend
Sizewell BNuclear1198.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Sizewell B
TornessNuclear1185.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Torness
HartlepoolNuclear1180.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Hartlepool
PeterheadGas1180.0Peterhead
Heysham 1Nuclear1155.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Heysham 1
Dungeness BNuclear1050.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Dungeness B
Hunterston BNuclear965.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Hunterston B
Hinkley Point BNuclear955.0British Energy (now part of EDF)Hinkley Point B
LangageGas905.0CentricaLangage
CarringtonGas900.0Carrington
SpaldingGas880.0SPEPSpalding
Severn PowerGas850.0MPF Operations LimitedSevern Power
MarchwoodGas842.0Marchwood Power LimitedMarchwood
Sutton BridgeGas819.0Sutton Bridge
Seabank 1Gas812.0Seabank 1
RocksavageGas810.0IntergenRocksavage
Damhead CreekGas805.0Scottish Power: ThermalDamhead Creek
CorytonGas800.0IntergenCoryton
Little BarfordGas720.0RWE Npower PlcLittle Barford
Rye HouseGas715.0Scottish Power: ThermalRye House
MedwayGas700.0Scottish and Southern: ThermalMedway
London ArrayWind630.0Siemens Gamesa Renewable EnergyLondon Array
Ballylumford CGas616.0AESBallylumford C
KillingholmeGas600.0Uniper UK LimitedKillingholme
Gwynt y MorWind576.0RWEGwynt y Mor
Ballylumford BGas540.0AESBallylumford B
KilrootCoal520.0AESKilroot
Baglan Bay CCGTGas520.0MPF Operations LimitedBaglan Bay CCGT
DeesideGas515.0Deeside
Greater GabbardWind504.0Airtricity / Fluor LtdGreater Gabbard
CruachanHydro440.0Scottish Power: Hydro schemes - CruachanCruachan
ShorehamGas420.0Shoreham
Great YarmouthGas420.0RWE Npower PlcGreat Yarmouth
Seabank 2Gas410.0Seabank Power LimitedSeabank 2
CoolkeeraghGas408.0Coolkeeragh ESB LtdCoolkeeragh
EnfieldGas408.0Uniper UK LimitedEnfield
CorbyGas401.0Corby Power LtdCorby
Cottam Development CentreGas395.0Uniper UK LimitedCottam Development Centre
West of Duddon SandsWind389.0Scottish Power Renewables & Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)West of Duddon Sands
FfestiniogHydro360.0ENGIEFfestiniog
WhiteleeWind322.0CRE Energy/ Scottish PowerWhitelee
Sheringham Shoal BMU 1 & 2Wind316.0VattenfallSheringham Shoal BMU 1 & 2
ThanetWind300.0Vattenfall Wind Power LtdThanet
FoyersHydro300.0Foyers
Race Bank (Phase 1)Wind286.5Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)/ Macquarie GroupRace Bank (Phase 1)
LincsWind270.0GIBLincs
Burbo Bank Extension (Burbo Bank 2)Wind258.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Burbo Bank Extension (Burbo Bank 2)
PeterboroughGas240.0Peterborough
BarryGas235.0Barry
Uskmouth PowerCoal230.0Uskmouth Power
Pen y CymoeddWind228.0Vattenfall (previously Nuon Renewables)Pen y Cymoedd
Humber GatewayWind219.0E.ON Humber Wind Ltd/ Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix.Humber Gateway
Whitelee 2Wind217.02Scottish Power RenewablesWhitelee 2
Westermost RoughWind210.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Westermost Rough
GriffinWind188.6Greenpower (Griffin) LtdGriffin
Walney 1Wind184.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Walney 1
Walney 2Wind184.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Walney 2
Fellside CHPCogeneration180.0Px LimitedFellside CHP
Clyde Wind Farm Extension (Clyde 2)Wind172.8Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)/ GIBClyde Wind Farm Extension (Clyde 2)
SloyHydro152.5Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Sloy/AweSloy
Glanford BriggGas150.0Glanford Brigg
OrmondeWind150.0VattenfallOrmonde
Taylor's Lane GTGas144.0Uniper UK LimitedTaylor's Lane GT
Fallago RigWind144.0EDF Energy RenewablesFallago Rig
Kilroot OCGTGas142.0AESKilroot OCGT
Indian QueensOil140.0ENGIEIndian Queens
CowesGas140.0RWE Npower PlcCowes
Crystal Rig 2Wind138.0Fred Olsen RenewablesCrystal Rig 2
HarestanesWind136.0Scottish Power RenewablesHarestanes
Black LawWind124.2Scottish Power RenewablesBlack Law
ArecleochWind120.0Scottish Power RenewablesArecleoch
Hadyard HillWind119.6Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Hadyard Hill
Ballylumford B OCGTGas116.0AESBallylumford B OCGT
Bhlaraidh (previously Balmacaan)Wind110.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Bhlaraidh (previously Balmacaan)
Whitelee Windfarm Extension phase 2Wind109.0Whitelee Windfarm Extension phase 2
Gunfleet Sands 1Wind108.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Gunfleet Sands 1
GlendoeHydro100.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Glendoe
Didcot GTGas100.0RWE Npower PlcDidcot GT
Inner DowsingWind97.0Green Investment BankInner Dowsing
LynnWind97.0Green Investment BankLynn
DunmaglassWind94.1Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Dunmaglass
FarrWind92.0Innogy (formerly RWE npower)Farr
Robin Rigg WestWind90.0E.OnRobin Rigg West
Rhyl FlatsWind90.0RWE NpowerRhyl Flats
BarrowWind90.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Barrow
Robin Rigg EastWind90.0E.OnRobin Rigg East
Kentish FlatsWind90.0VattenfallKentish Flats
Burbo BankWind90.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Burbo Bank
BeinneunWind85.0Octopus Investments/Blue Energy.Beinneun
Runcorn EfWWaste81.0INEOS Chlor / Viridor-LaingRuncorn EfW
Ferrybridge Multi-fuelBiomass79.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Ferrybridge Multi-fuel
Mid HillWind75.9Fred Olsen RenewablesMid Hill
Drax GTGas75.0Drax Power LtdDrax GT
Slieve KirkWind73.6AirtricitySlieve Kirk
ShotwickSolar72.209Foresight Solar FundShotwick
Braes of Doune Wind FarmWind72.0Greencoat UK WindBraes of Doune Wind Farm
Riverside Resource Recovery Facility (RRRF)Waste72.0Cory EnvironmentalRiverside Resource Recovery Facility (RRRF)
GordonbushWind70.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Gordonbush
MOD LynehamSolar69.8Defence Infrastructure OrganisationMOD Lyneham
LochluichartWind69.0EnecoLochluichart
CorriegarthWind69.0Greencoat CapitalCorriegarth
DersallochWind69.0Scottish Power RenewablesDersalloch
KeadbyWind68.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Keadby
Strathy NorthWind67.65Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Strathy North
KilbraurWind67.5Falck RenewablesKilbraur
LerwickOil67.0Scottish and Southern: Island GenerationLerwick
Berry BurnWind66.7StatkraftBerry Burn
GalawhistleWind66.0Ventient (formerly Infinis)Galawhistle
Fullabrook Down Wind FarmWind66.0Devon Wind Power LtdFullabrook Down Wind Farm
Scout MoorWind65.0Munich Re (previously Peel)Scout Moor
Markinch CHPCogeneration65.0RWEMarkinch CHP
Gunfleet Sands 2Wind65.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Gunfleet Sands 2
MillenniumWind65.0West Coast Energy Ltd/Falck RenewablesMillennium
Paul's HillWind64.0Fred Olsen RenewablesPaul's Hill
Crystal RigWind63.0Fred Olsen RenewablesCrystal Rig
TeessideWind62.0EDF Energy - Northern Offshore Windfarm LtdTeesside
Windy Standard II Wind Farm (Brockloch Rig Phase 1)Wind61.5Fred Olsen RenewablesWindy Standard II Wind Farm (Brockloch Rig Phase 1)
ClunieHydro61.2Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - TummelClunie
Aikengall II Wester Dod Community Wind FarmWind60.8Community WindpowerAikengall II  Wester Dod Community Wind Farm
North HoyleWind60.0Greencoat (formerly Npower Renewables)North Hoyle
MoyWind60.0EnecoMoy
Scroby SandsWind60.0E.OnScroby Sands
EdmontonWaste60.0LondonwasteEdmonton
Little Cheyne CourtWind59.8RWE npowerLittle Cheyne Court
BlackburnGas59.0Scottish Power: ThermalBlackburn
Cefn CroesWind59.0Renewable Development Company Ltd KENTECH LtdCefn Croes
Mid Hill IWind57.5Fred Olsen RenewablesMid Hill I
Mark HillWind56.0Force 9 EnergyMark Hill
CastlefordGas56.0E.On UKCastleford
SandbachGas56.0E.On UKSandbach
Grain GTGas56.0Uniper UK LimitedGrain GT
RheidolHydro55.975PowergenRheidol
Black Law 2Wind55.42Scottish Power RenewablesBlack Law 2
RayWind54.4VattenfallRay
MiddlemoorWind54.0Npower RenewablesMiddlemoor
Slieve Rushen ExtensionWind54.0Slieve Rushen Extension
Coolkeeragh OCGTGas53.0Coolkeeragh ESB LtdCoolkeeragh OCGT
BaillieWind52.5Baillie Windfarm LtdBaillie
Owl's Hatch Solar ParkSolar51.9376Cubico Sustainable InvestmentsOwl's Hatch Solar Park
Harburnhead Wind FarmWind51.7FIM Services / Enel VientoHarburnhead Wind Farm
Allington EFWWaste51.0Kent Enviropower (FCC Environment)Allington EFW
RothesWind51.0Natural Power ConsultantsRothes
Aberthaw GTGas51.0RWE Npower PlcAberthaw GT
Frodsham Wind Farm LtdWind50.4Peel EnergyFrodsham Wind Farm Ltd
ThornhillGas50.0E.On UKThornhill
Wroughton Airfield Solar ParkSolar50.0Rockfire CapitalWroughton Airfield Solar Park
Fibrepower SloughWaste50.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Fibrepower  Slough
CamsterWind50.0E.ON UKCamster
Steven's CroftCogeneration50.0E.ON (formerly Powergen). Agent Environmental Planning and ManagementSteven's Croft
West RaynhamSolar49.9Bluefield SolarWest Raynham
Snarlton Farm (Melksham solar farm)Solar49.6ForesightSnarlton Farm (Melksham solar farm)
Kentish Flats ExtensionWind49.5VattenfallKentish Flats Extension
EveleySolar49.328PS RenewablesEveley
Iggesund Paperboard CHP PlantBiomass49.0Iggesund Paperboard (Workington)Iggesund Paperboard CHP Plant
Wilton 11 EfWWaste49.0SUEZ / Sembcorp UKWilton 11 EfW
Hill of TowieWind48.3Renewable Energy Systems (RES)Hill of Towie
CauseymireWind48.3Innogy (formerly RWE npower)Causeymire
AikengallWind48.0Community Wind Power (01928 734544)Aikengall
Southwick EstateSolar48.0Bluefield Solar Income FundSouthwick Estate
CorriemoillieWind47.5EDF Energy RenewablesCorriemoillie
Kilbraur WindfarmWind47.5Renewable Development Company (RDC)Kilbraur Windfarm
Landmead Farm (East Hanney)Solar46.0First Solar/Innogy (previously BELECTRIC Solar)/Foresight Solar FundLandmead Farm (East Hanney)
Carraig GhealWind46.0Green PowerCarraig Gheal
LochayHydro46.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - BreadalbaneLochay
RannochHydro45.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - TummelRannoch
Vine Farm Solar ParkSolar45.0AllianzVine Farm Solar Park
BurghfieldOil45.0Scottish and Southern: ThermalBurghfield
ChickerellOil45.0Scottish and Southern: ThermalChickerell
Snetterton Biomass PlantBiomass44.2Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC)Snetterton Biomass Plant
Tween BridgeWind44.0E.ON RenewablesTween Bridge
Beinn an Tuirc 2Wind43.7Scottish Power RenewablesBeinn an Tuirc 2
A'ChruachWind42.6Infinis (formerly Novera Energy)A'Chruach
Windyhill Road (Dunbeg) Wind FarmWind42.0Gaelectric Developments/ CGN Europe EnergyWindyhill Road (Dunbeg) Wind Farm
SAICA Paper MillBiomass41.6GDF SUEZ ENERGY UKSAICA Paper Mill
ThetfordBiomass41.5Energy Power ResourcesThetford
Rothes 2Wind41.4Fred Olsen RenewablesRothes 2
EdinbaneWind41.0VattenfallEdinbane
Canworthy WaterSolar41.0EquitixCanworthy Water
Brigg Renewable Energy Plant (Re-submission)Biomass40.0Eco2Brigg Renewable Energy Plant (Re-submission)
Margam Green Energy PlantBiomass40.0Glennmont PartnersMargam Green Energy Plant
ClachanHydro40.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Sloy/AweClachan
FairburnWind40.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Fairburn
Millennium WindfarmWind40.0Renewable Development Company (RDC) Scotland (Ltd) for FALCK RENEWABLESMillennium Windfarm
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