Silvermines PSP is a 360MW hydro power project. It is planned in Tipperary, Ireland. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 360 360 Announced Tipperary, Ireland Andritz Hydro; Roadbridge UK; Siga Hydro; STRABAG


The project is being developed by Andritz Hydro, Roadbridge UK, Siga Hydro and STRABAG. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Silvermines PSP is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project will be 300m. The penstock length will be 1,100m. The project is expected to generate 650 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $948m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 120MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 3 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

About Andritz Hydro

ANDRITZ Hydro GmbH (ANDRITZ Hydro) is a subsidiary of ANDRITZ Deutschland Beteiligungs AG, is a supplier of electromechanical equipment. It offers electromechanical equipment and services to hydropower plants. The company offers products include turbines and generators, additional application with customized sizes for small hydro applications to large hydropower plants. It also modernize, refurbish and upgrade market for existing hydropower plants. ANDRITZ Hydro also produces peumps and turbo generators. The company serves irrigation, drainage, clean technology and other industries. ANDRITZ Hydro is headquartered in Weiz, Austria

About Siga Hydro

Siga Hydro Limited, is a hydro power generation company, based in Ireland.


STRABAG SE (STRABAG) is a provider of construction services. It offers civil engineering, transport infrastructures, and construction materials such as asphalt, concrete, cement and stone and gravel. The company’s key business activities include railway construction, sewer engineering, pipe and sewer construction, traffic engineering, waterway construction, tunnel services and others. It also involves in real estate development, property and facility services, and operation, maintenance and marketing of public-private partnership (PPP) projects. The company serves various markets such as oil and gas, petrochemical, water supply, wastewater, transportation, infrastructure, industrial buildings, and power. It has an operational presence in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Middle East and Africa. STRABAG is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.


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