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.
The following Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plants have closed within the last two years:
Name of Plant
Roosecote (mothballed in 2012; demolition in 2015)
Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
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.