Rotherham Power Station

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Prince of Wales Power Station
Rotherham Power Station is located in South Yorkshire
Rotherham Power Station
Location of Prince of Wales Power Station in South Yorkshire
Official name Rotherham Power Station
Country England
Location South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Coordinates 53°26′08″N 1°21′26″W / 53.435650°N 1.357222°W / 53.435650; -1.357222Coordinates: 53°26′08″N 1°21′26″W / 53.435650°N 1.357222°W / 53.435650; -1.357222
Commission date 1923
Decommission date 1978
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal
grid reference SK428934

Rotherham power station (also known as Prince of Wales Power Station) was a coal-fired power station sited close to the centre of Rotherham in South Yorkshire.

The power station was officially opened by the Prince of Wales on 28 May 1923, when he started the station's BTH 30 MW turbo-alternator. The station remained operational until 30 October 1978. It had a generating capacity of 56 MW.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mr. Redmond (16 January 1984). "Coal-fired Power Stations". Hansard. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 

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