Aghada power station

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Aghada power station is a 701-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in County Cork, Ireland.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Ballincarroonig, County Cork, Ireland.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Electricity Supply Board (ESB)[1]
  • Parent company: Electricity Supply Board[2]
  • Location: Ballincarroonig, County Cork, Ireland
  • Coordinates: 51.8347, -8.2362 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 701 MW
    • Unit AT 1: Gas-fired[4] open-cycle gas turbine[5], 90 MW[4] (start-up in 1980)[6]
    • Unit AT 2: Gas-fired[7] open-cycle gas turbine[8], 90 MW[7] (start-up in 1980)[9]
    • Unit AT 4: Gas-fired[10] open-cycle gas turbine[11], 90 MW[10] (start-up in 1980)[12]
    • Unit 2: Gas-fired[13] combined cycle[14], 431 MW[13] (start-up in 2010)[15]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. Generation Asset Map
  2. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 635400UFHDIQCDZ6JK11 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1002813 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 47W0000000001796 accessed November 2019
  5. Generation Asset Map
  6. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_47W0000000001796 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  7. 7.0 7.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 47W000000000180L accessed November 2019
  8. Generation Asset Map
  9. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_47W000000000180L European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  10. 10.0 10.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 47W000000000181J accessed November 2019
  11. Generation Asset Map
  12. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_47W000000000181J European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  13. 13.0 13.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 47W0000000001032 accessed November 2019
  14. Generation Asset Map
  15. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_47W0000000001032 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91