Tilbury Power Station powers down as biomass row rumbles on

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Npower confirms coal plant converted to burn biomass is to close today

Npower has announced today will be the last day of generation at its Tilbury B biomass power station, after its controversial decision to halt plans to develop a new biomass power plant at the site...

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