Grid Compliance | Taylors Lane, Uniper UK

Taylors Lane Power Plant was opened in 1979 by the Central Electricity Generating Board. It’s now operated by Uniper. The plant can be operated remotely from Enfield Power Station or on site. There are two generator units fired on gas-oil with a capacity of 132 MW. Each unit uses 4 gas generators derived from the Rolls-Royce Olympus jet engine.

Taylors Lane power station is operated by Uniper and is located in London near Wembley Stadium. It consists of two DEO2 (double ended twin RR Olympus engines) gas turbines operated in open cycle mode, developing 70MW each. The turbines were originally installed in the 1970’s by GEC Gas Turbines and provide electrical grid support in times of peak demand.

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