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Businesses energised by visit to Huntstown Power Station

June 09

Energia Generation welcomed members of the public and businesses to its Huntstown Power station in Dublin on Thursday 2nd June for a special Open House Energy event. Huntstown Power Station is Energia’s 750MW gas fired power station in north country Dublin.

Businesses energised by visit to Huntstown Power Station

9th June: Energia Generation welcomed members of the public and businesses to its Huntstown Power station in Dublin on Thursday 2nd June for a special Open House Energy event. Huntstown Power Station is Energia’s 750MW gas fired power station in north country Dublin.
 
Companies attending included eir, Tipperary Co-op, Tetra Ireland and EPS Group. Open House Energy is an initiative by the Electricity Association of Ireland (EAI), the representative body for Ireland’s electricity sector. The initiative celebrates the range of facilities helping to deliver Ireland’s energy needs. It gives the public the chance to meet the people and visit the facilities that help deliver country’s energy needs.
 
Facilities around the country being opened to the public include traditional power plants, wind farms, convertor stations and waste facilities including:
  • Bord na Mona’s Mountlucas Wind Farm, Daingean, Co. Offaly
  • Bord Gáis Energy’s Whitegate Power Station, County Cork
  • Brookfield’s Kill Hills Wind Farm, Co. Tipperary
  • EirGrid’s Converter Station, Woodland, Co.Meath
  • Energia’s Huntstown Power Station, Co.Dublin
  • ESB’s Turlough Hill Power Station, Co. Wicklow
  • Indaver’s Waste-to-Energy Facility, Carranstown, Duleek, Co. Meath
  • SSE’s Tarbert Power Station, North County, Co. Kerry
 
Conor Keane, Plant Manager, Huntstown Power Station said, “We were delighted to open Huntstown Power Station to the public as part of Open House Energy. The initiative is designed to raise awareness of the positive role played by the range of energy generation plants around Ireland, so it was great to get the opportunity to explain to visitors how this modern power station works.”
 
“As demand for energy rises, it’s important that members of the public can see for themselves how that energy is produced and hear from experienced staff how the industry is rising to the challenges posed by climate change. All of our visitors now understand how a thermal power plant works, how it was built and how it is operated and maintained for its lifetime.”
 
“We are very proud of our facility at Huntstown. It is capable of supplying 20% of Ireland’s electricity needs. It is proof of Energia Group’s long term commitment to the Irish energy market. It was forms part of the €500m investment that Energia has made in Irish energy generation infrastructure.”
 
Energia has a 23% market share of the Irish business electricity and gas market supplying the energy needs of over 60,000 business customers.
 
Energia has offices in Dublin, Galway, Cork, Belfast and Omagh.
 

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