Seabank Power Station, Bristol

Seabank Power Station, Bristol

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Seabank Power Station is a 1,145 MW gas-fired power station at Hallen Marsh in Bristol. It is situated next to the A403 and the Severn Estuary 1.5miles south of Severn Beach. It is next to the former Terra Nitrogen Severnside fertiliser works, which was closed by Growhow UK in January 2008. The £435m plant is run as Seabank Power Ltd. It was built by Siemens Power Generation and initially opened in 2000. It was built in two parts, with Seabank 1 (755 MW) started in January 1996 and completed in March 2000. Seabank 2 (385 MW) was started in January 1999 and was completed in January 2001. The station has a number of step up transformers that allow connection to the National Grid high voltage electricity transmission system via the Seabank 400 kV GIS Substation. The power plant provides enough electricity for approximately 1.6 million people. Seabank is a CCGT type power station that runs on natural gas. The section first built consists of two Siemens V94.3A (now called SGT5-4000F) gas turbines with two heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) and a steam turbine. The next built section consists of one V94.3A gas turbine, an HRSG and one steam turbine. It has a 55% thermal efficiency. The power station has 24 Mechanical draft cooling towers which are situated in 3 rows which each contain eight cooling towers. #Beach #Bristol #CCGT #fired #Gas #Generation #Hallen #HRSG #Marth #Nitrogen #Power #Seabank #Severn #Severnside #Siemens #Station #steam #Terra #TRM_DA #turbine
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