Baglan Bay Power Station, with a transmission entry capacity of 520MW, is a gas powered Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) comprising of one gas turbine and one steam turbine operating on a single shaft.
Situated near Port Talbot in South Wales, construction commenced in 2000 with commissioning being completed in 2003.
Baglan Bay Power Station was inaugurated by HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip on 28th October 2004 and at the time of its construction was the world’s largest most advanced CCPP with a thermal efficiency of 55%.
In conjunction with the Welsh Government, Baglan Bay Power Station formed the basis of the Baglan Energy Park which is the home of businesses ranging from catering through to manufacturing.
Originally owned and operated by General Electric Inc. the station was acquired by MPF Holdings Limited in October 2012.
In the summer of 2015, MPF Holdings changed its name to Calon Energy Limited.