FOI request detail

Greenwich Power Station

Request ID: FOI-1052-2021
Date published: 05 October 2020

You asked

How many times a day/week is Greenwich Power Station generating power? I believe Greenwich Power Station provides power to TfL.

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-1050-2021 and FOI-1052-2021

Thank you for your requests received by Transport for London (TfL) on 11th September 2020 asking for information about Greenwich Power Station.

Your requests have been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. 

Your questions are answered in turn below:

Question 1: Can you tell me how much power is produced each year on average from the Greenwich Power Station. I believe this power station provides backup power for TfL.

Answer: An annual average of 4GWh.

Question 2: How many times a day/week is Greenwich Power Station generating power?

Answer: An average of 1 day per week for up to 2 hours duration.

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David Wells

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General Counsel

Transport for London

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