Staff consultation starts at Eggborough power plant

A staff consultation about the closure of the Eggborough power station has started. The station, located in North Yorkshire, is expected to stop generating energy by the end of March 2016 and around 240 jobs are at risk. The decision to close depends on the outcome of the consultation and talks with government bodies. The 2000MW coal-fired plant, which generates […]

Eggborough celebrates a million hours of power

Eggborough power station has now been powering British homes for more than a million hours. Building began on the coal-fired power station in early 1962 and it started generating power in February 1967. Since then it’s supplied enough energy to power the whole of the UK for a year. It now provides around 4% of […]