Tawnaghmore Power Station

Tawnaghmore Power Station is a 104MW ‘peaker’ plant situated south of Killala in Co. Mayo. It commenced commercial operation in 2003.

The plant comprises two 52MW gas/oil-fired open cycle unit turbines. Its principal function is to help maintain security of electricity supply in Ireland’s all-island Single Electricity Market (SEM) by being available to operate on quick response to peaks in national energy demand.

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