Peaksnook Peaking Facility

Pealsnook Peaking Facility.png

Peaksnook Peaking Facility, Carrington

Capacity Market Generation Project

Site Area:
0.4ha (within 12ha restored landfill site)

Project Contact:
Kieran Tames on 0161 629 8200
or email  

20MW gas fired power generation for Capacity Market and balancing services to the National Grid, utilising land within a restored landfill site.


Located in Carrington off the A6114 Manchester Road.


Planning Permission Status

Planning permission was granted in 2014.


Further Information

The facility has been commissioned and brought into operation. Further planning permissions have been granted for additional capacity and a battery storage project.