List of power stations in the Republic of Ireland

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The following page lists all of the power stations operating in Ireland during 2010.

Power Plants[edit]

The table below gives a detailed overview of the fossil-fuel based power plants operating in Ireland in 2010. The data is publicly available and updated annually by the Irish Transmission System Operator (TSO), EirGrid, in its Generation Adequacy Report.[1] In total there was 6128.1 MW of power plants available in 2010.

Station ID Capacity (MW) Primary Fuel Secondary Fuel Cycle Boiler Type Condenser Cooling
Aghada AD1 258 Gas n/a Condensing Steam Turbine Once Through Water
Aghada AD2 90 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle n/a n/a
Aghada AD3 90 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle n/a n/a
Aghada AD4 90 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle n/a n/a
Aghada ADC 432 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Water
Dublin Bay DB1 403 Gas Distillate Oil Single Shaft Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Seawater
Edenderry ED1 117.6 Peat n/a Condensing Steam Turbine Bubbling Fluidising Bed Water
Edenderry OCGT EP 111 Distillate Oil n/a Open Cycle n/a n/a
Great Island GI1 54 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Great Island GI2 54 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Great Island GI3 108 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Huntstown HN1 342 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Air
Huntstown HN2 400 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Air
Lough Ree Power LR4 91 Peat n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Bubbling Fluidising Bed Water
Marina MRT 85 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle n/a n/a
Moneypoint MP1 282.5 Coal Heavy Fuel Oil Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Moneypoint MP2 282.5 Coal Heavy Fuel Oil Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Moneypoint MP3 282.5 Coal Heavy Fuel Oil Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
North Wall NW4 163 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Water
North Wall NW5 104 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle n/a n/a
Poolbeg PBC 463 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Water
Rhode RP1 52 Distillate Oil n/a Open Cycle n/a n/a
Rhode RP2 52 Distillate Oil n/a Open Cycle n/a n/a
Sealrock SK3 80.5 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle Waste Heat Recovery n/a
Sealrock SK4 80.5 Gas Distillate Oil Open Cycle Waste Heat Recovery n/a
Tarbert TB1 54 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Tarbert TB2 54 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Drum Water
Tarbert TB3 241 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Once-through Water
Tarbert TB4 241 Heavy Fuel Oil n/a Condensing Steam Cycle Once-through Water
Tawnaghmore TP1 52 Distillate Oil n/a Open Cycle n/a n/a
Tawnaghmore TP3 52 Distillate Oil n/a Open Cycle n/a n/a
Tynagh TY1 384 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle n/a n/a
West Offaly Power WO4 137 Peat n/a Condensing Steam Turbine Bubbling Fluidising Bed Water
Whitegate WG1 445 Gas Distillate Oil Combined Cycle Waste Heat Recovery Air

Renewable[edit]

Non-Dispatchable Plant[edit]

This table outlines the type and capacity of non-dispatchable renewable energy generation in Ireland in 2010, which totals 1223 MW.

Type Capacity (MW)
Wind 1167
Biomass 34
Hydro 22

Hydroelectric[edit]

Station Site Geographical coordinates Capacity (MW) Status PS Ref
Anarget County Donegal 0.804 Operational No [2]
Ashgrove County Kerry 0.6 Operational No [2]
Ardnacrusha County Clare 85.5 Operational No [3]
Ballisodare County Sligo 1.82 Operational No [2]
Belmont County Offaly 0.43 Operational No [2]
Bennetsbridge County Kilkenny 0.07 Operational No [2]
Boyle County Roscommon 0.13 Operational No [2]
Carrigadrohid County Cork 8 Operational No [4]
Castlegrace County Tipperary 0.1 Operational No [2]
Cathaleens Falls County Donegal 45 Operational No [3]
Celbridge County Kildare 0.055 Operational No [2]
Cliff County Donegal 10 Operational No [3]
Collooney County Sligo 0.510 Operational No [2]
Cottoners County Kerry 1 Operational No [2]
Edergole County Donegal 0.65 Operational No [2]
Glenlough County Cork 0.36 Operational No [2]
Holy Cross County Tipperary 0.205 Operational No [2]
Inch Mills County Kilkenny 0.1 Operational No [2]
Inniscarra County Cork 19 Operational No [4]
Milford County Carlow 0.29 Operational No [2]
Owenbeg County Cork 0.8 Operational No [2]
Poulaphuca County Wicklow 30 Operational No [2]
Golden Falls County Wicklow 4.0 Operational No [2]
Leixlip County Kildare 4.0 Operational No [2]
Turlough Hill County Wicklow 292 Operational Yes  

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