French transport and power engineering group Alstom said this morning it had won a £325m contract for a gas-fired power station near Manchester.
Alstom will supply service equipment to the new power plant at Carrington.
The contract has been signed with Spanish construction firm Duro Felguera, which will build the new plant.
The power station is due to complete in 2016, and will be capable of providing enough power for a million homes.
City A.M. Reporter