List of power stations in Wales

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:

Biomass

Biomass power stations:

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
Port Talbot Renewable Energy PlantPort Talbot350 MWplanning approved 2007,[1] but project dormant as of 2013.[2]. Down-scaled 40 MW Plant expected ready by end of 2018.[3]

Nuclear power stations

Nuclear power stations

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
TrawsfynyddGwynedd52°55′29.51″N 3°56′54.38″W / 52.9248639°N 3.9484389°W / 52.9248639; -3.9484389 (Trawsfynydd nuclear power station)470 MW(Decommissioned in 1991) announced to be reopened.
WylfaAnglesey53°25′00″N 4°29′00″W / 53.41667°N 4.48333°W / 53.41667; -4.48333 (Wylfa)980 MW(Decommissioned in 2015)

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Coal-fired

Coal-fired power stations:

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
Aberthaw Power StationVale of Glamorgan51°23′14″N 3°24′18″W / 51.38722°N 3.40500°W / 51.38722; -3.40500 (Aberthaw Power Station)1500 MW
Uskmouth B Power StationNear Newport51°32′57″N 2°58′14″W / 51.54917°N 2.97056°W / 51.54917; -2.97056 (Uskmouth Power Station)393 MW
Carmarthen Bay Power StationBurry Port360 MW(Decommissioned in 1984)
Llynfi Power Station Bridgend 120 MW (Decommissioned in 1977)

Gas-fired (or combined gas/coal)

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

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
Baglan Bay power stationNeath Port Talbot51°37′11″N 3°49′47″W / 51.61972°N 3.82972°W / 51.61972; -3.82972 (Baglan Bay power station)870 MW
Barry Power Station51°24′29″N 3°13′43″W / 51.40806°N 3.22861°W / 51.40806; -3.22861 (Barry Power Station)245 MW
Connah's Quay Power StationFlintshire53°13′56″N 3°04′53″W / 53.23222°N 3.08139°W / 53.23222; -3.08139 (Connah's Quay Power Station)1380 MWOriginally coal-fired PF, 6x Parsons 30 MW turbines. Commissioned 1955.
Deeside Power StationFlintshire53°14′02″N 3°02′02″W / 53.23389°N 3.03389°W / 53.23389; -3.03389 (Deeside Power Station)500 MW
Pembroke Power StationPembroke51°40′59″N 4°59′18″W / 51.68306°N 4.98833°W / 51.68306; -4.98833 (Pembroke Power Station)2000 MW(planning approved 2009)operational 2012
Severn Power StationUskmouth51°32′52″N 2°58′35″W / 51.54778°N 2.97639°W / 51.54778; -2.97639 (Severn Power Station)824 MW
Shotton Power StationFlintshire53°14′02″N 3°01′58″W / 53.23389°N 3.03278°W / 53.23389; -3.03278 (Shotton Power Station)210 MWCHP (currently decommissioned)
BioGen GwyriadGwynedd53°02′52″N 2°59′35″W / 53.047741°N 2.993057°W / 53.047741; -2.993057 (BioGen Gwyriad)3.5 MWbiogas[4]

Hydro-electric

Hydro-electric power stations:

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
Dinorwig Power StationGwynedd53°7′7″N 4°6′50″W / 53.11861°N 4.11389°W / 53.11861; -4.11389 (Dinorwig Power Station)1728 MW(pumped storage)
Dolgarrog Hydro Power StationConwy (county borough)33 MW
Ffestiniog Power StationGwynedd52°58′51″N 3°58′8″W / 52.98083°N 3.96889°W / 52.98083; -3.96889 (Ffestiniog Power Station)360 MW(pumped storage)
Rheidol Power StationCeredigion52°23′46″N 3°54′00″W / 52.39611°N 3.90000°W / 52.39611; -3.90000 (Rheidol Power Station)49 MW
River Tawe BarrageSwansea51°36′58″N 3°55′44″W / 51.61611°N 3.92889°W / 51.61611; -3.92889 (Swansea Bay barrage)
Cwm Dyli Hydro Power StationGwynedd10 MW
Maentwrog Hydro Power StationGwynedd30 MW

Oil-fired

Oil-fired power stations:

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
Pembroke Power StationPembroke51°40′59″N 4°59′18″W / 51.68306°N 4.98833°W / 51.68306; -4.98833 (Pembroke Power Station)2000 MWclosed 1999, now demolished

Wind power

Wind power generating facilities:

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes
Alltwalis Wind FarmCarmarthenshire51°58′24″N 4°15′3″W / 51.97333°N 4.25083°W / 51.97333; -4.25083 (Alltwalis Wind Farm)23 MW
Brechfa Forest Wind FarmGwernogle, Carmarthenshire90 MW
Carno wind farmCarno, Powys, Mid Wales52°33′1″N 3°36′1″W / 52.55028°N 3.60028°W / 52.55028; -3.60028 (Carno wind farm)49 MW
Cefn Croes wind farmCeredigion52°24′18″N 3°45′03″W / 52.40500°N 3.75083°W / 52.40500; -3.75083 (Cefn Croes)58.5 MW
Moel MaelogenConwy53°08′07″N 3°43′25″W / 53.13528°N 3.72361°W / 53.13528; -3.72361 (Moel Maelogen)14.3 MW
North Hoyle Offshore Wind FarmLiverpool Bay53°26′N 3°24′W / 53.433°N 3.400°W / 53.433; -3.400 (North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm)60 MW
Rhyd-y-GroesAnglesey7 MW
Rhyl FlatsLiverpool Bay53°22′N 03°39′W / 53.367°N 3.650°W / 53.367; -3.650 (Rhyl Flats)90 MW
Gwynt y MôrIrish Sea53°27′N 03°35′W / 53.450°N 3.583°W / 53.450; -3.583 (Gwynt y Môr)576 MW(consent granted 2008, construction began 2011)

Wave power

Wave power generating facilities:

Tidal power

NameLocationCoordinatesOutputNotes

See also

References

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