Peterhead Power Station

Scope and Content

Client: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons Ltd, Engineering Contractors.

Relating to the proposal from the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board to construct a power station at Peterhead. Rowe was asked to provide advice in connection with the tender by The Nuclear Power Group.

[Peterhead Power Station was designed to run on either oil or gas, according to prevailing market conditions. Construction began in 1973. The first generator was commissioned in 1980, while the second came on stream in 1982.]