E.ON Says U.K. Gas Plant in Grain to Officially Start This Month

E.ON AG (EOAN)’s natural-gas-fired power station in Grain, southeast England, will be ready to start selling power commercially this month.

“We’re looking mid- to late-March,” Jonathan Smith, a Coventry-based spokesman said by e-mail. The 1,275-megawatt plant comprises of three units and the waste heat from the power station will be piped for use at National Grid Plc’s nearby liquefied natural gas terminal.

Power stations produce power onto the grid while testing. Two of the plant’s units were producing electricity and one was idle as of 11:30 a.m. today in London.

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