The Open Cycle Gas Turbine (OCGT) development project of Drax Group participated in the December 2016 capacity market auction but exited above the clearing price. It is expected that Hirwaun Power will now go on to participate in the 2017 T-4 auction.
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Drax Group plc has acquired four Open Cycle Gas Turbine (OCGT) development projects.
The purchase of Hirwaun Power and three other OCGT developments in England and Wales was announced today as Drax, the FTSE-250 company based in Selby, North Yorkshire, revealed its new purpose and strategy.
Hirwaun Power’s consented 299MW gas-fired generation project (on part of the Hirwaun Industrial Estate) did not secure a contract in the Government's recent Capacity Market Auction for future power generation (held in December 2015) and therefore the project will not proceed during the course of t [...]
Hirwaun Power Ltd has secured consent from the Department of Energy & Climate Change for its £200m gas-fired power station project, near Aberdare in south Wales. Subject to raising the necessary finance, it will enter commercial operation in 2019. It will operate as a “peaking plant”, p [...]
The Planning Inspectorate has accepted an application by Hirwaun Power Ltd for an Order Granting Development Consent for the proposed Hirwaun Power Station.
The Inspectorate has decided that the application meets the standards required to be formally accepted for examination. This follows its con [...]
Public exhibitions in five locations
Leaflet to all households, businesses and civic groups
Statutory consultation on a proposed gas-fired power plant on the Hirwaun Industrial Estate in Rhondda Cynon Taf begins this month (October 2013).
Hirwaun Power Ltd (HPL), a UK power plant development [...]
Hirwaun Power Ltd pledges full consultation with local communities
A proposal to build a new gas-fired power station on the Hirwaun Industrial Estate in Rhondda Cynon Taf is announced today (12 June 2013).
Hirwaun Power Ltd, a UK energy developer, says that its proposed scheme will inject tens [...]