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January 10, 2022

Kilroot Power Station, UK

By Carmen

Kilroot Power Station is a 513MW coal 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 February 1981.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 513 513 Active Northern Ireland, the UK Clarke Chapman Group

Description

The project was developed by Clarke Chapman Group and is currently owned by EP Kilroot with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is anthracite. In case of shortage of anthracite the plant can also run on Fuel Oil.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 1981.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Northern Ireland Electricity Networks under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The Coal fired project consists of 2 steam turbines.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

ICL supplied steam boiler 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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