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January 12, 2022

Aghada Combined Cycle Power Plant, Ireland

By Carmen

Aghada Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 435MW gas fired power project. It is located in Cork, Ireland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 435 435 Active Cork, Ireland

Description

The project is currently owned by Electricity Supply Board.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Diesel. The fuel is procured from Bord Gais Network.

The project cost is $470.983m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 2010.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of Compact, Reheat steam turbine.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of GT26 gas turbine.

GE Power supplied TOPGAS, Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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