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 March 2023

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: 27/03/2023
Format: 27/03/2023
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

West Burton A closure update

EDF has agreed to defer closure of two units at West Burton A power station by a further six months with closure now on 31 March 2023.

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