Definition of 'gas plant'
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New gas plants cost just a quarter of offshore wind farms of similar capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most existing gas, coal and nuclear plants as well as new gas plants will bid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They want dozens of new gas plants to be built instead, which they argue would result in cheaper energy bills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Energy executives have warned that there should be no delays in building new reactors, gas plants and offshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Companies are not investing in new gas plants as they are expensive to run, while electricity prices are depressed amid the economic slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With the rapid construction of wind farms, a new fleet of gas plants will soon be needed for when the wind does not blow. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With the nuclear new-build programme in limbo, energy companies are likely to build more gas plants to provide power to homes and businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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