Is Kilroot power station closed?

Is Kilroot power station closing?

Speaking at a meeting of Mid and East Antrim’s Planning Committee on Thursday, Kilroot management indicated that the coal operation is expected to cease in September 2023. … He stated that EP Kilroot is “completely committed to taking forward this significant investment”.

How many coal fired power stations are left in the UK?

There are currently 3 active coal-fired power stations operating in the United Kingdom which have a total generating capacity of 4.52GW.

How many power stations are in Ireland?

The data is publicly available and updated annually by the Irish Transmission System Operator (TSO), EirGrid, in its Generation Adequacy Report. In total there was 6609 MW of power plants available in 2017.

How many power stations are there in Northern Ireland?


Name Operator Capacity (MW)
Ballylumford B AES Corporation 656
Ballylumford C AES Corporation 616
Kilroot power station AES Corporation 662
Belfast East Belfast Corporation 174.75

How many power stations are there in the UK?

In total, there are more than 2,000 electricity generating stations in the UK.

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