§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy (1) if he will list power station developments completed since January 1970, giving for each(a) the location of the power station, (b) the generating capacity, (c) the type of generation, (d) the date of completion, (e) the main equipment suppliers and (f) the nationality of the main equipment suppliers;
(2) if he will list power station authorisations given by the Secretary of State since January 1970, giving for each (a) the location of the proposed power station, (b) the generating capacity, (c) the type of generation, (d) the date of authorisation, (e) the main equipment suppliers and (f) the nationality of the main equipment suppliers.
§ Mr. Wakeham
[holding answer 1 May 1990]: The stations for which consents have been given for construction under section 2 of the Electric Lighting Act 1909 or section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 since January 1970 are as listed. The completion dates of the stations which were constructed, the main equipment suppliers and the nationality of the equipment suppliers are matters for the relevant companies.169W
Station Capacity Type Consent given Padiham 224 MW Oil 31 August 1973 Portskewett 1,300 MW AGR 14 December 1972 Richborough 1 MW WT 2 February 1987 Roosecote 150 MW GT 9 November 1972 Sizewell B 1,200 MW AGR/HTR/SGHWR 5 February 1975 1,200 MW PWR 12 March 1987 Taylors Lane 150 MW GT 12 December 1972 Watford 150 MW GT 21 July 1971 West Burton B 1,800 MW Coal 23 March 1990 Wimbledon 300 MW GT 28 March 1974
AGR = Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor.
CCGT = Combined Cycle Gas Turbine.
HE = Hydro Electric.
GT = Gas Turbine.
HTR = High Temperature Reactor.
PWR = Pressurised Water Ractor.
SGHWR = Steam Generating Heavy Water Reactor.
WT =Wind Turbine.
The table does not include consents given for changes in fuel or extensions such as the retrofitting of flue gas desulphurisation equipment at Drax.