Skip to main content
Start of main content

Watt Power Development Consent Orders

Fast work for heavy power projects

  • Suffolk, South Wales, Bedfordshire

    Suffolk, South Wales, Bedfordshire

During peak power demand times, these two plants can help their communities keep the lights on

As lead planning consultant for Watt Power, we completed and submitted two development consent order (DCO) applications for Progress Power Station and Hirwaun Power Station as nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs)—projects that bypass normal local planning requirements. We managed the examination process for both projects, and both applications were approved.

Receiving the DCOs marks an important milestone for Watt Power’s first gas-fired power station projects. Subject to the outcome of the capacity mechanism auction, this agreement would have the two stations operating with a generating capacity of up to 299 MW during peak demand times when renewable generation is intermittent. That means maintaining sufficient power for the community while still supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy.

We have now advised on or contributed to the DCO applications for over twenty notified or consented NSIPs, providing a range of technical and strategic advice including DCO management, planning, environmental impact assessment, transport assessment, construction logistics, and engineering design.

At a Glance

Offices

Markets


  • Conventional Energy Generation
  • Energy

We're better together

  • Become a client

    Partner with us today to change how tomorrow looks. You’re exactly what’s needed to help us make it happen in your community.

    Contact Us
  • Design your career

    Work with passionate people who are experts in their field. Our teams love what they do and are driven by how their work makes an impact on the communities they serve.

    Join the Team
End of main content
To top
Run Modes: s7connect,crx3,nosamplecontent,publish,crx3tar
Build Version: 2.5.0.4
Build Date: 2022-43-13 12:43:57