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DEESIDE POWER - ENVIRONMENT
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Environment - Electricity

 

Electricity is generated at 16,000 volts and then stepped up to 400,000 volts by transformers before distribution through the National Grid system. Deeside can supply 1-2% of the nation's electricity and is designed to run at base load (continuous operation).

 

Photo of high voltage lines

 

Environmental Data for 2016

Electricity Generated: 601 GWh*

* A gigawatt hour (GWh) is one million kilowatt hours (kWh).

 

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