Langage Power Station Starts Operation

25 April 2010 (Last Updated April 25th, 2010 18:30)

Centrica's 885MW gas-fired Langage power station in south-west England has begun commercial operation. The plant, near Plymouth, will supply one million homes and businesses with electricity. The plant has been supplying power to the grid during commissioning since the end o

Centrica's 885MW gas-fired Langage power station in south-west England has begun commercial operation.

The plant, near Plymouth, will supply one million homes and businesses with electricity.

The plant has been supplying power to the grid during commissioning since the end of 2009, according to National Grid data.

The unit took three years to build and brings Centrica's total number of gas-fired power stations in Britain to seven.