About us

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We are part of the pathway to Net Zero

We are one of the leading Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) operators in the UK with assets across five locations. Our total portfolio is capable of generating 3.3GW of power. This is enough to power around 3 million homes. We are committed to being part of the UK’s pathway to Net Zero. Our efficient and flexible generation portfolio will complement an increased use of renewables as part of the energy mix. This will ensure security of supply to the power grid and help reduce the UK’s industrial emissions. Key assets in our portfolio are also deploying CO2 abatement programs to reduce their emissions.

Our locations

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VPI Damhead Creek

Capacity: 812 MW

Operations: 2 gas turbines + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: MHI701F3/ Mitsubishi

Part of Project Cavendish, an initiative to decarbonise London and the South-East of England by providing low carbon, cost effective hydrogen power.

Plans to develop Damhead Creek 2, a new-build power station with one of the highest efficiency rating in the country.

A potential option to gradually upscale hydrogen pathways by integrating fuel switching of existing gas turbine power and steam generation units from natural gas to blue hydrogen

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VPI Shoreham

Capacity: 420MW

Operations: 1 gas turbine + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: GT26/ GE power

Planned development to upgrade to a high efficiency turbine intends to produce more power with less emissions.

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VPI Blackburn

Capacity: 60MW

Operations: 1 gas turbine + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: GT 800/ Siemens

Providing the distribution network with a reliable supply of power.

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VPI Rye House

Capacity: 715MW

Operations: 3 gas turbines + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: V94.2/ Siemens

Highly efficient and strategically located on the National Grid to ensure a stable power service. Critical location offers increased potential to completement renewables sector.

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VPI Immingham

Capacity: 1260MW

Phase I: 2 gas turbines + 2 steam turbines

Phase II: 1 steam turbine

Turbine: 9F /GE Power

A key stakeholder in Humber Zero, a large-scale decarbonisation project in the north east of England that will use CCS and a low carbon hydrogen technology to reduce up to 8 MTPA of CO2 emissions in this key industrial cluster. Decarbonisation will be achieved by deploying a mix of pre-combustion (green and blue hydrogen) and post combustion technologies.

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VPI Damhead Creek

Capacity: 812 MW

Operations: 2 gas turbines + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: MHI701F3/ Mitsubishi

Part of Project Cavendish, an initiative to decarbonise London and the South-East of England by providing low carbon, cost effective hydrogen power.

Plans to develop Damhead Creek 2, a new-build power station with one of the highest efficiency rating in the country.

A potential option to gradually upscale hydrogen pathways by integrating fuel switching of existing gas turbine power and steam generation units from natural gas to blue hydrogen

VPI Shoreham

Capacity: 420MW

Operations: 1 gas turbine + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: GT26/ GE power

Planned development to upgrade to a high efficiency turbine intends to produce more power with less emissions.

VPI Blackburn

Capacity: 60MW

Operations: 1 gas turbine + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: GT 800/ Siemens

Providing the distribution network with a reliable supply of power.

VPI Rye House

Capacity: 715MW

Operations: 3 gas turbines + 1 steam turbine

Turbine: V94.2/ Siemens

Highly efficient and strategically located on the National Grid to ensure a stable power service. Critical location offers increased potential to completement renewables sector.

VPI Immingham

Capacity: 1260MW

Phase I: 2 gas turbines + 2 steam turbines

Phase II: 1 steam turbine

Turbine: 9F /GE Power

A key stakeholder in Humber Zero, a large-scale decarbonisation project in the north east of England that will use CCS and a low carbon hydrogen technology to reduce up to 8 MTPA of CO2 emissions in this key industrial cluster. Decarbonisation will be achieved by deploying a mix of pre-combustion (green and blue hydrogen) and post combustion technologies.

Management Team

David Brignall – Plant Manager

David Brignall is the Manager of VPI Immingham, a representative of the members of VPI Immingham LLP and Director of other VPI subsidiaries. In this role he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business both technically and commercially.

Before joining VPI David held a number of senior roles in the Power Industry both in the UK and abroad. His last appointment was with International Power as Production Manager of Hazelwood Power Station in Melbourne. Australia.

David’s industry experience spans more than 30 years and he holds a first class degree in Mechanical Engineering. He lives in Selby near Yorkshire with his wife and three children.

 

Simon Hale – Investments

Simon Hale joined Vitol in 2009 and is based in London and focused on investment opportunities in EMEA. He is a representative of the members of VPI Immingham LLP and Director of the companies associated with the business.

Prior to joining Vitol, Simon was with Citi and later Gleacher Shacklock in their Energy/ Utility M & A departments.

Simon holds an MSc (honours) in Russian and East European studies and an MA (honours) in Geography from the University of Oxford.