Gas Fired Power Stations

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 25th May 2016.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Chair, European Scrutiny Committee, Chair, European Scrutiny Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, which Combined-Cycle Gas Turbine plants have closed in the last two years; and what the (a) generation size and (b) location was of each of those plants.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The following Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plants have closed within the last two years:

Name of Plant

Capacity (MWe)




London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, East London

Roosecote (mothballed in 2012; demolition in 2015)


Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

Killingholme (Centrica)


Killingholme, Humberside

This excludes combined cycle gas turbine plants which remain available under National Grid’s Supplementary Balancing Reserve and/or plants which have converted to open cycle operation at reduced capacity or have otherwise reduced capacity.

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