West Burton A power station

West Burton A coal-fired power station is located near Retford in Nottinghamshire.

About West Burton A power station

  • Plant Manager: Gavin Lancaster
  • Units: 4 Units and 4 turbines
  • Total supply to the national grid: 2000MW
  • Start of construction: 1961
  • Start of generation: 1966
  • End of generation: scheduled for September 2022

Contact West Burton

EDF West Burton Power Station, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 9BL

Reception: 01427 882100
Security: 01427 882235
Community requests: Richard.Renshaw@edfenergy.com 
Media requests: Katy Jarvis-Morgan@edfenergy.com 


Latest news

Format: 20/10/2021
Format: 20/10/2021
West Burton B CCGT power station
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Completion of sale of West Burton B CCGT to EIG

On 9 April 2021, EDF announced the signing of a binding agreement to sell its 1332 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine power station and 49MW battery at West Burton B in Nottinghamshire to EIG. Today, further to satisfaction of all necessary conditions precedent, the sale process has completed.

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