Thornhill Power Station is located in Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury. The station was purchased from Yorkshire Electricity in January 1999, along with a number of other plants as part of E.ON CHP's rapid expansion.
Operational since November 1998, Thornhill is designed to operate to a high degree of flexibility. The station comprises of an LM6000PB Gas Turbine fuelled by natural gas, a Waste Heat Recovery Boiler, a Steam Turbine and a single shaft Generator.
Thornhill presently operates under instruction from energy traders and acts as a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station within the E.ON UK CHP portfolio. Thornhill is a flexible, two-shifting plant providing 50MW electric energy.