LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) -
* British utility SSE could build a new 2,000 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant at its Ferrybridge site in northern England, it said on Wednesday.
* SSE expects to submit a planning application for the plant to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in Q1 2019 it said.
* A 2,000 MW plant could produce enough electricity to power around 2 million homes
* SSE closed its coal-fired power station in Ferrybridge in 2016.
Reporting By Susanna Twidale, editing by David Evans