Cottam power stations - Wikipedia
Cottam Power Station is a 2000 megawatt coal-fired power station, generating and providing electricity to the National Grid. The entire power station site covers approximately 240 hectares and is located close to the western bank of the River Trent, approximately 10km east of Retford town centre. .Feb 14, 2013 . How much coal is being burnt in the UK, where, and will we keep burning it? . This involved shoveling 41.9 Mt of coal into these power stations, over . Even if it cuts its NOx and SOx emissions old coal is something of an antique embarrassment producing toxic slag and, . Cottam, EDF Energy, Coal, 2008.