King’s Lynn Power Station is a 382MW gas fired power project. It is located in England, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1997. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Centrica Energy and is currently owned by RWE Generation UK with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Sulphur Distillate Fuel Oil. The project underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2017-2019.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1997.

Contractors involved

Siemens was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of SGT5-4000F gas turbine.

Siemens supplied electric generator for the project.

Siemens supplied electric generator for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

Siemens is the O&M contractor for thermal power project for a period of 12 years.

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About Centrica Energy

Centrica Energy Ltd is a solar and battery storages company. It provides solar, heat pumps, consultancy, low carbon solutions, battery storage solutions, energy efficiency, commercial LED lighting, electric vehicles, combined heat and power, power generation, energy insights solutions, energy markets. The company also provide operations and maintenance, energy financing. The company is headquartered in Windsor, Berkshire, The UK.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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