Gas, New Projects

Centrica’s UK Langage CCGT power plant starts commercial operation

26 April 2010 – The UK’s 885 MW combined-cycle gas fired Langage power plant has started commerical operation, operator Centrica has announced.
 
The power plant will supply 1m homes and business with electricity and is near Plymouth in southwest England. Energy provider Centrica acquired the Langage project in August 2004 and the plant has been supplying power to the grid during commissioning since the end of 2009, according to National Grid data.
 
The plant took three years to construct and takes Centrica’s total number of gas fired power stations in Britain to seven, reported Reuters.