Coryton Power Station

Coryton Power Station

Coryton Power Station is a 732 MW gas-fired power station named after the nearby BP Coryton Refinery in Thurrock.

History

The site is run by Coryton Energy Ltd. It opened in 2002 and was built by Bechtel, is owned by Intergen, based in Burlington, Massachusetts, and cost £470 million.

Specification

It is a CCGT type power station that uses natural gas. It has two ABB Alstom GT26 gas turbines from which the exhaust gas leads to two heat recovery steam generators. These power one steam turbine.

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