UK Electricity Production



Number of plants
Installed capacity
87.42 GW
Live utilised capacity
23.82% (20.83 GW)
NameFuelCapacity (MW)Owner
PembrokeGas2180.0RWE Npower Plc
West BurtonCoal2012.0EDF Energy
CottamCoal2008.0EDF Energy
RatcliffeCoal2000.0Uniper UK Limited
DraxCoal1980.0Drax Power
EggboroughCoal1960.0Eggborough Power Ltd
Staythorpe CGas1772.0RWE Npower Plc
Aberthaw BCoal1586.0RWE Npower Plc
Didcot BGas1470.0RWE Npower Plc
Grain CHPCogeneration1404.0Uniper UK Limited
Connahs QuayGas1380.0Uniper UK Limited
West Burton CCGTGas1332.0EDF Energy
South Humber BankGas1310.0Centrica
VPI ImminghamCogeneration1240.0VPI Immingham LLP
Heysham 2Nuclear1230.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
Sizewell BNuclear1198.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
TornessNuclear1185.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
HartlepoolNuclear1180.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
Heysham 1Nuclear1155.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
Dungeness BNuclear1050.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
Hunterston BNuclear965.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
Hinkley Point BNuclear955.0British Energy (now part of EDF)
Severn PowerGas850.0MPF Operations Limited
MarchwoodGas842.0Marchwood Power Limited
Sutton BridgeGas819.0
Seabank 1Gas812.0
Damhead CreekGas805.0Scottish Power: Thermal
Little BarfordGas720.0RWE Npower Plc
Rye HouseGas715.0Scottish Power: Thermal
MedwayGas700.0Scottish and Southern: Thermal
London ArrayWind630.0Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Ballylumford CGas616.0AES
KillingholmeGas600.0Uniper UK Limited
Gwynt y MorWind576.0RWE
Ballylumford BGas540.0AES
Baglan Bay CCGTGas520.0MPF Operations Limited
Greater GabbardWind504.0Airtricity / Fluor Ltd
CruachanHydro440.0Scottish Power: Hydro schemes - Cruachan
Great YarmouthGas420.0RWE Npower Plc
Seabank 2Gas410.0Seabank Power Limited
CoolkeeraghGas408.0Coolkeeragh ESB Ltd
EnfieldGas408.0Uniper UK Limited
CorbyGas401.0Corby Power Ltd
Cottam Development CentreGas395.0Uniper UK Limited
West of Duddon SandsWind389.0Scottish Power Renewables & Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
WhiteleeWind322.0CRE Energy/ Scottish Power
Sheringham Shoal BMU 1 & 2Wind316.0Vattenfall
ThanetWind300.0Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd
Race Bank (Phase 1)Wind286.5Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)/ Macquarie Group
Burbo Bank Extension (Burbo Bank 2)Wind258.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
Uskmouth PowerCoal230.0
Pen y CymoeddWind228.0Vattenfall (previously Nuon Renewables)
Humber GatewayWind219.0E.ON Humber Wind Ltd/ Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix.
Whitelee 2Wind217.02Scottish Power Renewables
Westermost RoughWind210.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
GriffinWind188.6Greenpower (Griffin) Ltd
Walney 1Wind184.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
Walney 2Wind184.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
Fellside CHPCogeneration180.0Px Limited
Clyde Wind Farm Extension (Clyde 2)Wind172.8Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)/ GIB
SloyHydro152.5Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Sloy/Awe
Glanford BriggGas150.0
Taylor's Lane GTGas144.0Uniper UK Limited
Fallago RigWind144.0EDF Energy Renewables
Kilroot OCGTGas142.0AES
Indian QueensOil140.0ENGIE
CowesGas140.0RWE Npower Plc
Crystal Rig 2Wind138.0Fred Olsen Renewables
HarestanesWind136.0Scottish Power Renewables
Black LawWind124.2Scottish Power Renewables
ArecleochWind120.0Scottish Power Renewables
Hadyard HillWind119.6Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
Ballylumford B OCGTGas116.0AES
Bhlaraidh (previously Balmacaan)Wind110.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
Whitelee Windfarm Extension phase 2Wind109.0
Gunfleet Sands 1Wind108.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
GlendoeHydro100.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
Didcot GTGas100.0RWE Npower Plc
Inner DowsingWind97.0Green Investment Bank
LynnWind97.0Green Investment Bank
DunmaglassWind94.1Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
FarrWind92.0Innogy (formerly RWE npower)
Robin Rigg WestWind90.0E.On
Rhyl FlatsWind90.0RWE Npower
BarrowWind90.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
Robin Rigg EastWind90.0E.On
Kentish FlatsWind90.0Vattenfall
Burbo BankWind90.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
BeinneunWind85.0Octopus Investments/Blue Energy.
Runcorn EfWWaste81.0INEOS Chlor / Viridor-Laing
Ferrybridge Multi-fuelBiomass79.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
Mid HillWind75.9Fred Olsen Renewables
Drax GTGas75.0Drax Power Ltd
Slieve KirkWind73.6Airtricity
ShotwickSolar72.209Foresight Solar Fund
Braes of Doune Wind FarmWind72.0Greencoat UK Wind
Riverside Resource Recovery Facility (RRRF)Waste72.0Cory Environmental
GordonbushWind70.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
MOD LynehamSolar69.8Defence Infrastructure Organisation
CorriegarthWind69.0Greencoat Capital
DersallochWind69.0Scottish Power Renewables
KeadbyWind68.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
Strathy NorthWind67.65Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
KilbraurWind67.5Falck Renewables
LerwickOil67.0Scottish and Southern: Island Generation
Berry BurnWind66.7Statkraft
GalawhistleWind66.0Ventient (formerly Infinis)
Fullabrook Down Wind FarmWind66.0Devon Wind Power Ltd
Scout MoorWind65.0Munich Re (previously Peel)
Markinch CHPCogeneration65.0RWE
Gunfleet Sands 2Wind65.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)
MillenniumWind65.0West Coast Energy Ltd/Falck Renewables
Paul's HillWind64.0Fred Olsen Renewables
Crystal RigWind63.0Fred Olsen Renewables
TeessideWind62.0EDF Energy - Northern Offshore Windfarm Ltd
Windy Standard II Wind Farm (Brockloch Rig Phase 1)Wind61.5Fred Olsen Renewables
ClunieHydro61.2Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Tummel
Aikengall II Wester Dod Community Wind FarmWind60.8Community Windpower
North HoyleWind60.0Greencoat (formerly Npower Renewables)
Scroby SandsWind60.0E.On
Little Cheyne CourtWind59.8RWE npower
BlackburnGas59.0Scottish Power: Thermal
Cefn CroesWind59.0Renewable Development Company Ltd KENTECH Ltd
Mid Hill IWind57.5Fred Olsen Renewables
Mark HillWind56.0Force 9 Energy
CastlefordGas56.0E.On UK
SandbachGas56.0E.On UK
Grain GTGas56.0Uniper UK Limited
Black Law 2Wind55.42Scottish Power Renewables
MiddlemoorWind54.0Npower Renewables
Slieve Rushen ExtensionWind54.0
Coolkeeragh OCGTGas53.0Coolkeeragh ESB Ltd
BaillieWind52.5Baillie Windfarm Ltd
Owl's Hatch Solar ParkSolar51.9376Cubico Sustainable Investments
Harburnhead Wind FarmWind51.7FIM Services / Enel Viento
Allington EFWWaste51.0Kent Enviropower (FCC Environment)
RothesWind51.0Natural Power Consultants
Aberthaw GTGas51.0RWE Npower Plc
Frodsham Wind Farm LtdWind50.4Peel Energy
ThornhillGas50.0E.On UK
Wroughton Airfield Solar ParkSolar50.0Rockfire Capital
Fibrepower SloughWaste50.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
CamsterWind50.0E.ON UK
Steven's CroftCogeneration50.0E.ON (formerly Powergen). Agent Environmental Planning and Management
West RaynhamSolar49.9Bluefield Solar
Snarlton Farm (Melksham solar farm)Solar49.6Foresight
Kentish Flats ExtensionWind49.5Vattenfall
EveleySolar49.328PS Renewables
Iggesund Paperboard CHP PlantBiomass49.0Iggesund Paperboard (Workington)
Wilton 11 EfWWaste49.0SUEZ / Sembcorp UK
Hill of TowieWind48.3Renewable Energy Systems (RES)
CauseymireWind48.3Innogy (formerly RWE npower)
AikengallWind48.0Community Wind Power (01928 734544)
Southwick EstateSolar48.0Bluefield Solar Income Fund
CorriemoillieWind47.5EDF Energy Renewables
Kilbraur WindfarmWind47.5Renewable Development Company (RDC)
Landmead Farm (East Hanney)Solar46.0First Solar/Innogy (previously BELECTRIC Solar)/Foresight Solar Fund
Carraig GhealWind46.0Green Power
LochayHydro46.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Breadalbane
RannochHydro45.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Tummel
Vine Farm Solar ParkSolar45.0Allianz
BurghfieldOil45.0Scottish and Southern: Thermal
ChickerellOil45.0Scottish and Southern: Thermal
Snetterton Biomass PlantBiomass44.2Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC)
Tween BridgeWind44.0E.ON Renewables
Beinn an Tuirc 2Wind43.7Scottish Power Renewables
A'ChruachWind42.6Infinis (formerly Novera Energy)
Windyhill Road (Dunbeg) Wind FarmWind42.0Gaelectric Developments/ CGN Europe Energy
ThetfordBiomass41.5Energy Power Resources
Rothes 2Wind41.4Fred Olsen Renewables
Canworthy WaterSolar41.0Equitix
Brigg Renewable Energy Plant (Re-submission)Biomass40.0Eco2
Margam Green Energy PlantBiomass40.0Glennmont Partners
ClachanHydro40.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Sloy/Awe
FairburnWind40.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
Millennium WindfarmWind40.0Renewable Development Company (RDC) Scotland (Ltd) for FALCK RENEWABLES
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