Tynagh power station

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Tynagh power station is a 404-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in County Galway, Ireland.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Garraunnameetagh, County Galway, Ireland.

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Background

In 2021, Tynaugh power announced plans to build a second gas-fired "peaker" plant of 299 MW in Galway, Ireland.[1] This proposal, while approved by the Galway City Council, has met with opposition from grassroots organizations in Galway.[2][3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Tynagh Energy[4]
  • Parent company: EP UK (80%), Mountside Partners Limited (20%)[5]
  • Location: Garraunnameetagh, County Galway, Ireland
  • Coordinates: 53.1658, -8.3810 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 404 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas- and oil-fired[7][8] combined cycle[9], 404 MW[10] (start-up in 2006)[9]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 299 MW
    • Unit GT1: Gas-and-oil-fired[1], simple cycle[2], 299 MW (start-up in 2024)[3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "New 100m Power Station Plan to Lift Grid Capacity in Galway". MidWestRadio. Sep 17th, 2021. Retrieved May 25th, 2022. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kelly, Briain (Apr 20th, 2022). "County Council Approves Plans for Backup Gas Power Plant". Galway Daily. Retrieved May 25th, 2022. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Malone, Michael (May 24th, 2022). "Galway Against Gas Protest Against Planned Tynaugh Power Station". Galway Daily. Retrieved May 25th, 2022. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  4. EP UK Investments acquires 80% stake in Irish independent power producer | S&P Global Market Intelligence
  5. Who is Tynagh Energy Limited? Tynagh Energy, accessed December 2019
  6. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1002842 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  7. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 47W0000000000978 accessed November 2019
  8. "All-Island Generation Capacity Statement · 2021-2030" (PDF). EirGrid Group. 2021. Retrieved December 29, 2021.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Global Energy Observatory ID 43934, accessed January 2020
  10. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 47W0000000000978 accessed October 2021