To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what information her Department holds on which coal-fired power plants will be available for electricity generation in (a) 2017, (b) 2020 and (c) 2023; and what the generating capacity in mega watts will be for each plant in each of those years.
The Department’s Updated Emissions and Energy Projections published in 2014 includes an estimate for the total amount of available coal-fired electricity generation capacity in Great Britain:
The relevant figures are:
Capacity – GW*
The position of individual plants is a matter for plant operators.