Siemens wins contract to modernise UK CCGT plant

Siemens has won a contract to provide a new combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) for a UK power station. Centrica was recently granted development consent for the King’s Lynn project by the government. The plant will deliver a total capacity of 380MW, enough to provide electricity for around 380,000 households. Siemens built the existing plant […]

Centrica prepares for new King’s Lynn CCGT plant

Work on the installation of a new combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) and major refurbishment works at King’s Lynn power station is set to start next month. The 370MW project was confirmed in December last year as part of a £180 million investment programme into flexible plants. When complete, King’s Lynn will is expected to […]

UK green lights CCGT power plant in King’s Lynn

The UK Government has granted development consent for a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in King’s Lynn. Palm Paper CCGT Power Station has become the 50th Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project to be given the green light. Out of the 50 projects examined by the Planning Inspectorate, 31 were energy, 16 transport, two waste […]

UK’s ‘green’ bank invests £51m in energy-from-waste plant

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has pledged to invest £51 million in a proposed waste-to-energy facility in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. The Willows Power & Recycling Centre (pictured, artist’s impression) is expected to process 170,000 tonnes of household waste and 100,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste. That would be converted into 170GWh of electricity […]