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The Project

As Owners Engineer, ESB International was responsible for the planning, designing, engineering, construction and commissioning of the Carrington 881 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbines (CCGT) power plant in the UK, the latest large scale CCGT to enter service in the UK market.

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Our Approach

  • The Challenge

    To find a commercially viable option to provide large scale generation into the UK market, at a time when system constraints were approaching a critical juncture.

  • The Solution

    Design and implement the most efficient large-scale generation plant on the whole UK system. This involved converting an old coal fired site into a cleaner CCGT station, utilising GT26 Gas Turbine technology, requiring 2.5 kilometres of gas pipeline to be constructed

The Results

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  • Converted to the most efficient generating plant in the UK. 
  • Management of planning, licenses, specifications, tender evaluation and EPC contract award. 
  • Efficient Project closeout and ongoing warranty services. 
  • Successful project development and detailed engineering review. 

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