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November 26, 2021

Drax Combined Cycle Power Plant, UK

By Carmen

The Drax Combined Cycle Power Plant is 1,800MW gas fired power project. It is planned in England, the UK. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,800 1,800 Permitting England, the UK Drax Power

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Drax Power.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $2,133.9m.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

About Drax Power

Drax Power Limited is the operating subsidiary of Drax Group plc and the owner and operator of Drax power station. It engaged in power generation business.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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