List of power stations in Wales

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This is a list of electricity-generating power stations in Wales, sorted by type and name, with installed capacity (May 2007).

Note that the DBERR maintains a comprehensive list of UK power stations here:[1]

Biomass

Biomass power stations:

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes
Port Talbot Renewable Energy Plant Port Talbot 350 planning approved 2007,[1] but project dormant as of 2013.[2]

Nuclear power stations

Nuclear power stations

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes
Trawsfynydd Gwynedd Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 470 (Currently decommissioned)
Wylfa Anglesey Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 980

Coal-fired

Coal-fired power stations:

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes
Aberthaw Power Station Vale of Glamorgan Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 1500
Uskmouth B Power Station Near Newport Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 393
Carmarthen Bay Power Station Burry Port 360 (Closed)

Gas-fired (or combined gas/coal)

Gas (or combined gas/coal) fired power stations:

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes
Baglan Bay power station Neath Port Talbot Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 870
Barry Power Station Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 245
Connah's Quay Power Station Flintshire Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 1380 Originally coal-fired PF, 6x Parsons 30 MW turbines. Commissioned 1955.[citation needed]
Deeside Power Station Flintshire Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 500
Pembroke Power Station Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 2000 (planning approved 2009)operational 2012
Severn Power Station Uskmouth Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 824
Shotton Power Station Flintshire Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 210 CHP (currently decommissioned)
BioGen Gwyriad Gwynedd Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 3.5 biogas[3]

Hydro-electric

Hydro-electric power stations:

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes
Dinorwig Power Station Gwynedd Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 1728 (pumped storage)
Dolgarrog Hydro Power Station Conwy (county borough) 33
Ffestiniog Power Station Gwynedd Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 360 (pumped storage)
Rheidol Power Station Ceredigion Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 49
River Tawe Barrage Swansea Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Cwm Dyli Hydro Power Station Gwynedd 10
Maentwrog Hydro Power Station Gwynedd 30

Wind power

Wind power generating facilities:

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes
Alltwalis Wind Farm Carmarthenshire Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 23 MW
Brechfa Forest Wind Farm Gwernogle, Carmarthenshire 90 MW
Carno wind farm Carno, Powys, Mid Wales Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 49 MW
Cefn Croes wind farm Ceredigion Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 58.5 MW
Moel Maelogen Conwy Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 14.3 MW
North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm Liverpool Bay Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 60 MW
Rhyd-y-Groes Anglesey 7 MW
Rhyl Flats Liverpool Bay Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 90 MW
Gwynt y Môr Irish Sea Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 576 MW (consent granted 2008, construction began 2011)

Wave power

Wave power generating facilities:

Tidal power

Name Location Coordinates Output Notes

See also

References

  1. BBC News - £400m wood chip plant approved, 21 November 2007
  2. "Campaigners celebrate as Prenergy cuts ties with National Grid over proposed Port Talbot biomass plant". South Wales Evening Post. 16 February 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. http://www.biogen.co.uk/bw-gwyriad.asp