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January 5, 2022

Edenderry Biomass Power Plant, Ireland

By Carmen

Edenderry Biomass Power Plant is a 38.4MW biopower project. It is located in Leinster, Ireland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 38.4 38.4 Active Leinster, Ireland Bord na Mona

Description

The project is developed and owned by Bord na Mona.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 41,000 households. The project cost is $108.575m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this co-firing project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors Involved

Kvaerner Pulping supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 540°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 160bar.

Edenderry Power is the O&M contractor for the project.

About Bord na Mona

Bord na Mona Plc (Bord na Mona) is a diversified utility that offers electricity, heating solutions, resource recovery, and related energy services. It develops, operates, and maintains thermal and renewable power plants such as wind, biomass, biogas, and others; supplies milled peat; manufactures and distributes solid fuel products; and supplies media and heating products. The company provides integrated waste management solutions such as collection service, recycling, composting and residual landfill disposal of non-hazardous waste streams arising from commercial and domestic sources. Bord na Mona serves retail, professional, residential, and commercial customers in Ireland, the UK, and other countries. Bord na Mona is headquartered in Newbridge, Kildare, Ireland.

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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