EPH acquires Langage and South Humber Bank gas-fired power stations from Centrica
1. 9. 2017
EPH has acquired Langage and South Humber Bank combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations from Centrica. The combined capacity of the two power stations is 2.3GW. The power stations will be managed by EP UK Investments Ltd (EP UK), representing the UK interests of EPH.
The acquisition is part of EPH’s strategy to extend its presence in the UK, where EPH already owns Eggborough and Lynemouth power stations. At the Eggborough site, the company is developing a new gas powered plant with a capacity of up to 2500 MW. The Lynemouth power plant is converting to combustion of biomass, which is expected to produce approximately 2.3 TWh of electricity at low carbon emissions.
EPH is a leading Central European energy group that owns and operates assets in the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Germany, Italy, the UK, Hungary and Poland. EPH is a vertically integrated energy utility covering the complete value chain ranging from highly efficient cogeneration, power generation, and natural gas transmission, gas storage, gas and electricity distribution and supply.