Great Island power station

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Great Island power station is a 431-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in County Wexford, Ireland.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Great Island, County Wexford, Ireland.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: SSE plc[1]
  • Parent company: SSE PLC[2]
  • Location: Great Island, County Wexford, Ireland
  • Coordinates: 52.2810, -6.9910 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 431 MW
    • Gas-fired[4] combined cycle[4], 431 MW[4] (start-up in 2015)[5]

Articles and Resources


  1. Great Island CCGT Power Plant
  2. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 549300KI75VYLLMSK856 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  3. Open Power Plants Database, ID g_47W0000000001024 European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 All Island Generation Capacity Statement 2019-2028, EirGrid, 2019
  5. All-Island Generation Capacity Statement 2016-2025 Eirgrid, 2016