Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Scottish and Southern Energy has submitted a proposal under the EU’s NER300 funding process to develop a carbon capture and storage project at its gas-fired power station in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Shell UK and Petrofac subsidiary CO2 DeepStore will also be participating in the project by providing the offshore transport and storage elements of the proposal. … Read more

ESB’s Next Generation €360m Power Plant at Aghada Sets New Standards

ESB’s recently completed 435 megawatts natural gas-fired power plant at its Aghada site near Middleton in County Cork is the most efficient and cleanest large-scale thermal facility in Ireland and also one of the most technologically advanced in Europe. The 435 megawatts Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant was built by global power engineering … Read more

Endesa Receives Permission For Natural Gas Power Station in Wexford

An Bord Pleanala has given permission to Spanish energy giant Endesa to construct a new Combined Cycle Gas Turbine generating station on the site of the former ESB plant at Great Island in County Wexford. Endesa acquired the site along with facilities at Tarbert in Kerry, Rhode in Offaly and Tawnaghmore in Mayo from ESB … Read more