Fiddlers Ferry powers on as sister plant is axed

FIDDLER'S FERRY power station near Widnes is expected to continue burning coal until at least 2020 after SSE decided to shut its sister plant in West Yorkshire.

SSE is to shut its coal-fired power station at Ferrybridge next year with the loss of 172 jobs after deciding it was "not sustainable". The power station will close at the end of March as SSE continues its
strategy to shift from coal to renewables.

However it will enter the remaining capacity of 1,995MW at Fiddler's Ferry into the auction for ele... For the full story register now for free or login below...

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