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A £40 million gas power station in Birmingham has been given the go-ahead by the energy minister, Tim Eggar.Midlands Electricity subsidiary Central Power has secured planning consent to build a 100 MW capacity plant at the site of the company's existing 20 MW diesel-fired station at Fort Dunlop. The company hopes that the new station will be up and running by 1997 when it will create around 20 permanent jobs.Central Power has been set up to build a portfolio of generating plants ...

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