Uzbekistan commissions 240MW thermal power plant

Turkish firm Cengiz Enerji said the $150m project will produce 1.9 billion kWh of electricity per year

Equinor to sell stake in Irish gas project for £326m

Vermilion Energy, which operates the site, will buy Equinor’s 36.5% share in the field

Vattenfall mulls selling Magnum gas power plant in the Netherlands

The company said the proceeds of the sale could be used for investments in renewable energy production such as offshore wind projects

SSE and Equinor unveil plans for new gas power plant with carbon capture in Scotland

The Peterhead CCS Power Station is planned to be a new 900MW gas-fired power station, which will be fitted with carbon capture technology that will enable it to remove carbon dioxide from its emissions

Picture of Drax Power Station with emissions in North Yorkshire
Court rejects appeal against building ‘Europe’s largest’ gas plant in Yorkshire

Green charity ClientEarth tried to overturn Secretary of State’s approval for Drax to convert its coal-fired units to gas

BEIS grants development consent for VPI Immingham gas project

The proposed VPI Immingham Open Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station will have a total capacity of up to 299MW

Picture of Drax Power Station with emissions in North Yorkshire
ClientEarth launches legal action against plans to build Europe’s largest gas plant in the UK

Business and Energy Secretary Andrea Leadsom gave the go-ahead for Drax to convert its coal-fired units in North Yorkshire to gas generation last October

Centrica powers up King’s Lynn gas plant after revamp

The facility was formerly mothballed in 2012 when the plant became uneconomic to run

UK Government approves Drax gas conversion plans in Yorkshire

Once developed, 1.8GW of capacity would be available from October 2023

SSE secures capacity contracts from RWE’s Aberthaw B coal plant

The news follows German electric utility RWE’s announcement to close its 1.56GW coal plant in Wales next March