Drax Power Station is a 1,320MW coal fired power project. It is located in England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1974.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||1,320||1,320||–||Active||England, the UK||Central Electricity Generating Board|
The project was developed by Central Electricity Generating Board and is currently owned by Drax Power with a stake of 100%.
It is a steam turbine power plant that is used for Baseload.
The project got commissioned in 1974.
Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project.
Siemens supplied electric generator for the project.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction supplied steam boiler for the Drax Power Station (Drax Power Station Unit I (Unit-5)).
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction supplied steam boiler for the Drax Power Station (Drax Power Station Unit II (Unit-6)).
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