Lough Ree Power Station

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Lough Ree Power Station
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Lough Ree Power Station is located in Ireland
Lough Ree Power Station
Location of Lough Ree Power Station in Ireland
Country Republic of Ireland
Location Lanesborough
Coordinates 53°40′28″N 07°59′02″W / 53.67444°N 7.98389°W / 53.67444; -7.98389Coordinates: 53°40′28″N 07°59′02″W / 53.67444°N 7.98389°W / 53.67444; -7.98389
Status Operational
Commission date April 2004
Owner(s) Electricity Supply Board
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Peat
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 100 MWe

The Lough Ree Power Station is a large peat-fired power station in Lanesborough, in the Republic of Ireland. The station generates up 100 MWe of power, ranking as the Third largest peat-fired power station in the country, after West Offaly Power Station at 150 MWe.[1][2][3] and Edenderry Power Station at 120 MWe. The power station was constructed as a replacement to the ageing 85 MWe Lanesborough power station.

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  1. ^ ESB Power Generation (PDF), retrieved 2010-05-02 
  2. ^ Peat power in Ireland (PDF), retrieved 2010-05-02 
  3. ^ Wicker, Ken (2005), "Lough Ree Power Station", Power, retrieved 2010-05-02