Steps forward for new gas plants by Carlton Power

Two new gas power plants in the UK took another step forward this week as developer Carlton Power assigned contractors for building. The Stokesley, North Yorkshire firm Carlton Power signed an agreement with US engineers GE, Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidas, UK and Irish firm Ferrovial Agroman. GE will build the Trafford Power project near Manchester, while […]

General Electric to build Yorkshire power station

General Electric has been revealed as the firm who will provide the equipment for a new Yorkshire power station that was given the go-ahead yesterday by DECC. The US firm will supply parts including the turbines and electrical power equipment for the 1,500 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) plant, similar to npower’s Staythorpe Power […]

Government gives thumbs up to new Yorkshire plants

DECC has given the go ahead to two new power plants in Yorkshire. The energy department says they will create over 1,000 jobs and generate enough energy to power almost two million homes. Scottish and Southern Energy are investing £250m into a multifuel project at its Ferrybridge plant (pictured) in Wakefield, Yorkshire. The 108 MW […]