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SSE to close Ferrybridge

The two operating units at Ferrybridge coal-fired station will close next year, SSE said, announcing its results for the year to end March 2015.
Production from the company’s coal fleet fell to 9.1TWh for the year,  down from 16.6TWh the year before and the stations have been hit by this year’s step-up in the Carbon Price Floor. However, the company said Fiddler’s Ferry was unaffected by the decision. Fiddler’s Ferry has a one-year Capacity Market contract for 2018/19 and will seek another contract in this year’s auction.

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