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Energy Supply

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Caroline Flint Caroline Flint Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

(1) how many non-renewable energy projects that have started generation since 2010 had (a) planning determined and (b) construction begun (i) before May 2010 and (ii) after May 2010;

(2) what the installed capacity was of non-renewable energy projects that have started generation since 2010 which had (a) planning determined and (b) construction begun (i) before May 2010 and (ii) after May 2010.

Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills , Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The number of non-renewable energy projects that have started generation since 2010 are listed in the following table, together with the dates of determination of planning, construction, and installed capacity of each plant.

Power station Operator Generation started Planning determined Construction date Installed capacity (MW)
Langage Centrica March 2010 November 2000 Constructed June 2006 to March 2010 905
Grain E.on UK June 2010 October 2006 Constructed May 2007 to May 2010 1,320
Staythorpe RWE npower November 2010 May 1993 Construction began in 1998; then halted and recommenced 2007 to November 2010 1,724
Severn Power Dong Energy November 2010 August 2007 Constructed 2007 to 2010 848
Pembroke RWE npower September 2012 February 2009 Constructed 2008 to mid 2012 2,180
West Burton EDF Energy Expected by end 2013 October 2007 Construction started January 2008 1,300

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