A 2,000 MW coal power generation plant in England is set to shut down in the coming weeks as a result of the European Commission’s Large Combustion Plant Directive.

Owned by RWE (FWB: RWE), the Didcot A plant in Oxfordshire is scheduled to shut on March 22nd after 45 years of service.

Didcot power plant
Didcot is one of a number of coal power stations due to shut down this year as they use up the hours allowed to them under the directive.

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