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Power Plant Siting Study - Project presentation

Citation Atkins Power Plant Siting Study - Project presentation, ETI, 2015. https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000308.
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Author(s) Atkins
Project partner(s) Atkins Limited, Health and Safety Laboratory, Cambridge University Technical Services Limited
Publisher ETI
DOI https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000308
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Abstract The aim of the Power Plant Siting Study project was to explore the different opportunities and constraints involved in developing sites in England and Wales for new low carbon power plants. The study considers new nuclear as well as fossil fueled power stations using carbon capture and storage technologies. The study is important to understand the different features which could either make a potential site suitable or, alternatively, prevent its viability. This study is intended to inform whether there is likely to be competition for development sites between low carbon technologies, which could be a future constraint in the low carbon replacement of the UK’s ageing power plants. It will help inform the ETI’stechnology strategy development work, which is looking at how to accelerate the development of new energy technologies for a UK transition to a low carbon economy.

The project conclusions are presented here as slides, covering:
  • Introduction
  • Project Objectives
  • Approach:
    • Overall
    • Designated Ecological Sites
    • Large Units
    • Small Units
    • Total Potential Capacity
  • Conclusions:
    • Total Potential Capacity
    • Heat Networks Once Over
    • Dominant Criteria for Large Units
    • Satisfying Heat Networks
    • Progress Towards Operating Plants
  • CCS and Nuclear
  • Other Opportunities
  • Technology Demonstrators
Associated Project(s) ETI-ST2032: Power Plant Siting Study
Associated Dataset(s) No associated datasets
Associated Publication(s)

Power Plant Siting Study - Project Summary Report

Power Plant Siting Study - Request for Proposal