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January 12, 2022

Coolkeeragh ESB Power Plant, UK

By Carmen

Coolkeeragh ESB Power Plant is a 413MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Northern Ireland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 413 413 Active Northern Ireland, the UK Coolkeeragh ESB


The project is developed and owned by Coolkeeragh ESB.

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 Low Sulphur Distillate.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2005.

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Contractors Involved

GE Power and VA Tech Elin EBG were selected to render EPC services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 147MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company provided 1 unit of 9FA gas turbine with 266MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Standard Fasel Lentjes supplied steam boiler for the project.

Coolkeeragh ESB is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

About Coolkeeragh ESB

Coolkeeragh ESB is an power generation company. The company utilizes Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) technology for the power generation. The company is currently involved in construction of a 400 megawatt Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. Its Combined Cycle Gas Turbine technology is considered environmental friendly form of power generation. The company is joint venture between Coolkeeragh Power Ltd and ESB International (ESBI). ESB International is involved in providing engineering and consulting services and Coolkeeragh Power Ltd. is a electricity generation company. Coolkeeragh ESB company is headquartered in Maydown, the UK.


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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