UK Electricity Production

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Plants

Number of plants
2567
Installed capacity
80.53 GW
Live utilised capacity
56.98% (45.89 GW)
NameFuelCapacity (MW)OwnerPhoto
PembrokeGas2180.0RWE Npower PlcPembroke
West BurtonCoal2012.0EDF EnergyWest Burton
CottamCoal2008.0EDF EnergyCottam
RatcliffeCoal2000.0Uniper UK LimitedRatcliffe
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
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
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
Severn PowerGas850.0MPF Operations LimitedSevern Power
MarchwoodGas842.0Marchwood Power LimitedMarchwood
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
Drax Biomass Power Station - Unit 2Biomass645.0Drax PowerDrax Biomass Power Station - Unit 2
Drax Biomass Power Station - Unit 3Biomass645.0Drax PowerDrax Biomass Power Station - Unit 3
Drax Biomass Power Station - Unit 1Biomass645.0Drax PowerDrax Biomass Power Station - Unit 1
No NameWind630.0Siemens Gamesa Renewable EnergyNo Name
Ballylumford CGas616.0AESBallylumford C
KillingholmeGas600.0Uniper UK LimitedKillingholme
No NameWind576.0RWENo Name
Ballylumford BGas540.0AESBallylumford B
Baglan Bay CCGTGas520.0MPF Operations LimitedBaglan Bay CCGT
KilrootCoal520.0AESKilroot
Greater Gabbard Wind FarmWind504.0Airtricity / Fluor LtdGreater Gabbard Wind Farm
CruachanHydro440.0Scottish Power: Hydro schemes - CruachanCruachan
Great YarmouthGas420.0RWE Npower PlcGreat Yarmouth
Seabank 2Gas410.0Seabank Power LimitedSeabank 2
CoolkeeraghGas408.0Coolkeeragh ESB LtdCoolkeeragh
EnfieldGas408.0Uniper UK LimitedEnfield
No NameWind402.0Statoil / StatkraftNo Name
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
Clyde Wind FarmWind350.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)/ Greencoat UK WindClyde Wind Farm
WhiteleeWind322.0CRE Energy/ Scottish PowerWhitelee
No NameWind317.0VattenfallNo Name
No NameWind300.0Vattenfall Wind Power LtdNo Name
Race Bank (Phase 1)Wind286.5Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)/ Macquarie GroupRace Bank (Phase 1)
Centrica (Lincs)Wind270.0GIBCentrica (Lincs)
Burbo Bank Extension (Burbo Bank 2)Wind258.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Burbo Bank Extension (Burbo Bank 2)
Pen Y CymoeddWind228.0Vattenfall (previously Nuon Renewables)Pen Y Cymoedd
Humber Gateway AWind219.0E.ON Humber Wind Ltd/ Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix.Humber Gateway A
Westermost Rough AWind210.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Westermost Rough A
No NameWind183.6Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)No Name
No NameWind183.6Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)No Name
Fellside CHPCogeneration180.0Px LimitedFellside CHP
Clyde Wind Farm Extension (Clyde 2)Wind172.8Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)/ GIBClyde Wind Farm Extension (Clyde 2)
Griffin Wind farmWind156.0Greenpower (Griffin) LtdGriffin Wind farm
SloyHydro152.5Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Sloy/AweSloy
Ormonde OffshoreWind150.0VattenfallOrmonde Offshore
Taylor's Lane GTGas144.0Uniper UK LimitedTaylor's Lane GT
Fallago RigWind144.0EDF Energy RenewablesFallago Rig
Kilroot OCGTGas142.0AESKilroot OCGT
CowesGas140.0RWE Npower PlcCowes
Indian QueensOil140.0ENGIEIndian Queens
Crystal Rig Wind Farm Phase 2aWind138.0Fred Olsen RenewablesCrystal Rig Wind Farm Phase 2a
HarestanesWind136.0Scottish Power RenewablesHarestanes
Black LawWind124.0Scottish Power RenewablesBlack Law
Hadyard HillWind120.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Hadyard Hill
Arecleoch WindfarmWind120.0Scottish Power RenewablesArecleoch Windfarm
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
Whitelee Windfarm Extension Phase 1Wind108.0Scottish Power RenewablesWhitelee Windfarm Extension Phase 1
Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind SchemeWind108.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Scheme
Runcorn EfWWaste100.0INEOS Chlor / Viridor-LaingRuncorn EfW
Didcot GTGas100.0RWE Npower PlcDidcot GT
Glendoe Hydro SchemeHydro100.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Glendoe Hydro Scheme
No NameWind97.2Green Investment BankNo Name
LynnWind97.2Green Investment BankLynn
Inner DowsingWind97.0XceCo LtdInner Dowsing
Dunmaglass Wind FarmWind94.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Dunmaglass Wind Farm
Farr Wind FarmWind92.0Innogy (formerly RWE npower)Farr Wind Farm
Rhyl FlatsWind90.0RWE Innogy UK Ltd (Part of RWE Npower)Rhyl Flats
Robin Rigg EastWind90.0E.OnRobin Rigg East
No NameWind90.0RWE NpowerNo Name
No NameWind90.0VattenfallNo Name
Kentish FlatsWind90.0Vattenfall Wind PowerKentish Flats
No NameWind90.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)No Name
Burbo BankWind90.0Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)Burbo Bank
BeinneunWind85.0Octopus Investments/Blue Energy.Beinneun
Robin Rigg WestWind84.0E.OnRobin Rigg West
Drax GTGas75.0Drax Power LtdDrax GT
Riverside Resource Recovery Facility (RRRF)Waste72.0Cory EnvironmentalRiverside Resource Recovery Facility (RRRF)
Braes O'DouneWind72.0Greencoat UK WindBraes O'Doune
GordonbushWind70.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Gordonbush
MOD LynehamSolar69.8Defence Infrastructure OrganisationMOD Lyneham
CorriegarthWind69.5Greencoat CapitalCorriegarth
DersallochWind69.0Scottish Power RenewablesDersalloch
Keadby Wind FarmWind68.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Keadby Wind Farm
Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 (FM1)Waste68.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 (FM1)
Strathy NorthWind67.7Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Strathy North
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
Moy Wind Farm (2nd Application)Wind66.0EnecoMoy Wind Farm (2nd Application)
Paul's Hill and ExtensionWind65.0Fred Olsen RenewablesPaul's Hill and Extension
Markinch Biomass CHP PlantBiomass65.0RWEMarkinch Biomass CHP Plant
Scout Moor WindfarmWind65.0Munich Re (previously Peel)Scout Moor Windfarm
No NameWind64.8Orsted (formerly Dong Energy)No Name
Crystal Rig Phase 1Wind62.5Fred Olsen RenewablesCrystal Rig Phase 1
Teeside Offshore Wind FarmWind62.1EDF Energy - Northern Offshore Windfarm LtdTeeside Offshore Wind Farm
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 HoyleWind60.0RWE Innogy UK Ltd (Part of RWE Npower)North Hoyle
Scroby SandsWind60.0E.On UKScroby Sands
No NameWind60.0Greencoat (formerly Npower Renewables)No Name
No NameWind60.0E.OnNo Name
Little Cheyne Court Wind FarmWind59.8RWE npowerLittle Cheyne Court Wind Farm
BlackburnGas59.0Scottish Power: ThermalBlackburn
Cefn Croes Wind FarmWind58.5Renewable Development Company Ltd KENTECH LtdCefn Croes Wind Farm
Mid Hill IWind57.5Fred Olsen RenewablesMid Hill I
Mark HillWind56.0Force 9 EnergyMark Hill
Grain GTGas56.0Uniper UK LimitedGrain GT
CastlefordGas56.0E.On UKCastleford
SandbachGas56.0E.On UKSandbach
Edmonton EcoPark EfWWaste55.0LondonwasteEdmonton EcoPark EfW
Ray Wind FarmWind54.4VattenfallRay Wind Farm
MiddlemoorWind54.0Npower RenewablesMiddlemoor
Slieve Rushen ExtensionWind54.0Slieve Rushen Extension
Coolkeeragh OCGTGas53.0Coolkeeragh ESB LtdCoolkeeragh OCGT
Baillie Wind FarmWind52.5Baillie Windfarm LtdBaillie Wind Farm
Harburnhead Wind FarmWind51.7FIM Services / Enel VientoHarburnhead Wind Farm
Allington EFWWaste51.0Kent Enviropower (FCC Environment)Allington EFW
Aberthaw GTGas51.0RWE Npower PlcAberthaw GT
LochluichartWind51.0EnecoLochluichart
Rothes Wind (Cairn Uish)Wind50.6Natural Power ConsultantsRothes Wind (Cairn Uish)
Stevens CroftBiomass50.4E.ON (formerly Powergen). Agent Environmental Planning and ManagementStevens Croft
Frodsham MarshWind50.4Peel EnergyFrodsham Marsh
CamsterWind50.0E.ON UKCamster
ThornhillGas50.0E.On UKThornhill
Fibrepower SloughWaste50.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Fibrepower  Slough
Wroughton Airfield Solar ParkSolar50.0Rockfire CapitalWroughton Airfield Solar Park
West RaynhamSolar49.9Bluefield SolarWest Raynham
Snarlton Farm (Melksham solar farm)Solar49.6ForesightSnarlton Farm (Melksham solar farm)
Kentish Flats 2Wind49.5VattenfallKentish Flats 2
Wilton 11 EfWWaste49.0SUEZ / Sembcorp UKWilton 11 EfW
Iggesund Paperboard CHP PlantBiomass49.0Iggesund Paperboard (Workington)Iggesund Paperboard CHP Plant
Eveley Farm (resubmission)Solar49.0PS RenewablesEveley Farm (resubmission)
Black Law Extension - 1aWind48.4Scottish Power RenewablesBlack Law Extension - 1a
A'Chruach (Phase 1)Wind48.3Infinis (formerly Novera Energy)A'Chruach (Phase 1)
CauseymireWind48.3Innogy (formerly RWE npower)Causeymire
AikengallWind48.0Community Wind Power (01928 734544)Aikengall
Southwick EstateSolar48.0Bluefield Solar Income FundSouthwick Estate
Owls Hatch RoadSolar48.0Cubico Sustainable InvestmentsOwls Hatch Road
Corriemoillie (Resubmission)Wind47.5EDF Energy RenewablesCorriemoillie (Resubmission)
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
Shotwick Solar FarmSolar45.7Foresight Solar FundShotwick Solar Farm
Vine Farm Solar ParkSolar45.0AllianzVine Farm Solar Park
ChickerellOil45.0Scottish and Southern: ThermalChickerell
BurghfieldOil45.0Scottish and Southern: ThermalBurghfield
RannochHydro45.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - TummelRannoch
Snetterton Biomass PlantBiomass44.2Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC)Snetterton Biomass Plant
Tween Bridge WindfarmWind44.0E.ON RenewablesTween Bridge Windfarm
Beinn an Tuirc Phase 2Wind43.7Scottish Power RenewablesBeinn an Tuirc Phase 2
FairburnWind43.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Fairburn
Windyhill Road (Dunbeg) Wind FarmWind42.0Gaelectric Developments/ CGN Europe EnergyWindyhill Road (Dunbeg) Wind Farm
Hill of Towie (Drummuir)Wind42.0Renewable Energy Systems (RES)Hill of Towie (Drummuir)
SAICA Paper MillBiomass41.6GDF SUEZ ENERGY UKSAICA Paper Mill
Rothes Wind Farm (Extension) (II)Wind41.4Fred Olsen RenewablesRothes Wind Farm (Extension) (II)
Rothes 2Wind41.4Fred OlsenRothes 2
Edinbane Wind FarmWind41.4VattenfallEdinbane Wind Farm
Canworthy WaterSolar41.0EquitixCanworthy Water
Elean Business Park Biomass PlantBiomass40.0European Development CorporationElean Business Park Biomass Plant
Brigg Renewable Energy Plant (Re-submission)Biomass40.0Eco2Brigg Renewable Energy Plant (Re-submission)
Millennium WindfarmWind40.0Renewable Development Company (RDC) Scotland (Ltd) for FALCK RENEWABLESMillennium Windfarm
OldburyBiomass40.0IES (Chinook Energy)Oldbury
West Burton GTGas40.0EDF EnergyWest Burton GT
ClachanHydro40.0Scottish and Southern: Hydro Schemes - Sloy/AweClachan
Cowdown LaneSolar40.0EquitixCowdown Lane
Margam Green Energy PlantBiomass40.0Glennmont PartnersMargam Green Energy Plant
Sleaford Renewable Energy PlantBiomass40.0GlenmontSleaford Renewable Energy Plant
Thetford Biomass Power StationBiomass38.5Energy Power ResourcesThetford Biomass Power Station
Great Wilbraham Solar FarmSolar38.1Inazin Energy Limited / Low CarbonGreat Wilbraham Solar Farm
LongparkWind38.0Wind ProspectLongpark
Achany Wind FarmWind38.0Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)Achany Wind Farm
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