Fiddler’s Ferry closure raises wider capacity concerns

Expected closure of the huge Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired plant in Cheshire could be a symptom of wider risks to the capacity market

by Paul Hatchwell
Fiddlers Ferry was to be one of the many ageing fossil fuel plants in the capacity market. Photograph: David Hughes/123RF
Fiddlers Ferry was to be one of the many ageing fossil fuel plants in the capacity market. Photograph: David Hughes/123RF

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