Gas Fired Power Stations

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Amanda Milling Amanda Milling Conservative, Cannock Chase

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many megawatts of power generation capacity has been provided to the National Grid from gas powered stations in the UK in each year since 2010.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The generation capacity contributed to the National Grid by gas-fired power plant since 2010 can be found below.

Year Transmission entry capacity (MW), gas fired plants

2010 35805

2011 34101

2012 37008

2013 36511

2014 35450

2015 33075

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/540940/DUKES_5.6.xls

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