RWE withdraws planning application for 2.4GW Tilbury C

German utility RWE has withdrawn its planning application for Tilbury C, according to information published by the Planning Inspectorate on Monday. It had planned to build a new 2.4GW gas-fired power station on the site. The existing unit B, which had been converted from coal to biomass prior to closing in 2013, will now be demolished.

More information: Tilbury Gas Fired Power Station (Planning Inspectorate)

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