Aker chosen for ‘groundbreaking’ UK carbon capture power station


UK energy companies SSE Thermal and Equinor have selected a consortium of companies to develop Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station (Keadby 3), with Aker Carbon Capture (Aker) chosen as the carbon capture provider.

Having been awarded the FEED contract for the gas-to-power plant, the consortium and Aker will spend the next 12 months coming up with a detailed plan for the proposed 910MW (megawatt) plant. 

Located in the Humber region, Keadby 3 is set to play a role in helping the UK Government reach its ambitious targets to become a world leader in carbon capture and storage (CCS). 

“This project helps strengthen British energy security and contributes at the same time to the decarbonisation of the industry,” said Valborg Lundegaard, CEO, Aker. 

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