RESOURCES-Coal:UK Carbon Emitters - RTUK Lists compiled for Glasgow Agreement

Existing Coal-Fired Power Stations

UK gov closure deadlines for all Oct'25.

1) West Burton A, on the River Trent near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and near Retford, Nottinghamshire. Owned by EDF (Electricitie de France). Decommission date Sept'22. 4 turbines producing 2000MW. 2GW. Commissioned 1967. 9.21mt CO2 in 2014. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Burton_power_stations

2) Ratcliffe-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire. Owned by Uniper (E.oN's fossil-fuel assets company). 2000MW. 2GW Commissioned 1968. Decommission date Sept'24. 9.22mt CO2 in 2014. Site of Camp for Climate Action Mass Action in 2009 and subsequent large failed action undermined by undercover cop, causing trial to collapse and - ultimately leading to ongoing Undercover Policing Inquiry. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratcliffe-on-Soar_Power_Station.

3) Kilroot, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Owned by EPH. 0.52GW. Commissioned 1981. "Decommission" date 2023 but to be converted to natural gas in time for 2023 capacity market. 2.15mt CO2 in 2014. Kilroot is not on the UK National Grid network and is integrated with the energy network for the Republic of Ireland. (There are two coal fired power plants on the island of Ireland, Kilroot and Moneypoint).