Press Release: Marchwood Power enters commercial operation

The new 840MW combined cycle gas turbine power station at Marchwood, near Southampton is now available for full commercial operation. This is the UK’s first large-scale new CCGT power station to enter commercial operation for five years. The power station is expected to achieve a thermal efficiency in excess of 58% and all of the station’s output is contracted to Scottish & Southern Energy. Marchwood Power is jointly owned by ESB International and Scottish & Southern Energy