RWE npower plans £1bn clean coal power station in UK

The new power station will cost over £1 billion to build and would be operational by 2013. It will be designed to accommodate ‘carbon capture and storage’ technology, RWE npower said.

In an environmental ‘scoping document’ submitted to the Department of Trade and Industry today, RWE npower detailed proposals that would see the existing station replaced with two 800MW high efficiency supercritical coal-fired units. The scoping study is a preliminary step preceding an application, under Section