Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,484 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Motherwell Power House

From Graces Guide

of the Clyde Valley Electrical Power Co

1902 British Westinghouse Electrical & Manufacturing Co Ltd was contracted to design, equip and build the station.

1903 Babcock and Wilcox contracted to supply the boilers

1906 The Motherwell power station opened in January with 2x 2MW turbo-alternator sets.

1908 the two 2MW sets at Motherwell were upgraded to 3MW each by rewinding; one of the 2MW sets was transferred from Yoker to Motherwell

By 1912 Two additional 5MW sets had been installed at Motherwell

c.1930 The Motherwell station was closed

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Power Stations & Electricity Generation in Glasgow [1]