EON WATCH

EON Kingsnorth IS a precident.

In Industry Views on December 21, 2008 at 6:17 pm

In arguing about Kingsnorth it is important to point out the coal plants lining up behind it and clearly waiting for the signal that the most polluting form of energy is ok in the UK.

From the Contract Journal under “Reasons to be cheerful in 2009

In the meantime, the first coal-fired power station in Britain for more than 20 years has been approved. Medway Council in Kent has given the go-ahead for the £1bn Kingsnorth plant proposed by Eon. The firm says the two 800MW ‘supercritical’ coal fired power units will be a cleaner alternative to the existing plant. The Government’s decision on the plant is due early next year.

A host of other power companies have also outlined plans for coal-fired stations and are waiting to see what happens to E.ON at Kingsnorth.

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