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Monday, September 30, 2019
Cottam Power Station powers down after half a century
Cottam power station has switched off for the final time. Since it started generating in 1968 the station has produced nearly 500 terawatt hours of electricity – enough to single-handedly power the UK for around 18 months. It was originally planned to operate for 30 years
Cottam power station has celebrated its 50th birthday with an evening of nostalgia as staff were invited to a special event where they swapped memories of life on the site over the past five decades.