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Tuesday, 24 April 2012

CHP plant proposed for South Hook LNG terminal

South Hook LNG terminal at Milford Haven; source: southhooklng.co.uk South Hook LNG terminal at Milford Haven; source: southhooklng.co.uk

 A new gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant could be on the horizon for the Milford Haven waterway, South Hook LNG has confirmed. The news comes after the UK Government announced its backing for a major expansion in gas generated electricity to avert a looming gap in power generation capacity.

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