16 Apr 2014

West Burton B power station

West Burton B is a new CCGT (Combined Cycle Gas Turbine) gas power station and has a capacity of 1305 MW. It is situated in the county of Nottinghamshire in England, approximately 250km north of London. West Burton B is adjacent to the West Burton A coal-fired power station (2000 MW) and close to the Cottam coal-fired power station (2000 MW). These power plants are all operated by EDF Energy and employ a total of 500 employees.

SUMMARY

  • West Burton B in numbers
  • Background and history
  • West Burton B: an innovative and efficient power station