Coal-Fired Power Plants in Northern Ireland

Belfast West
Location: Co Antrim
Operator: AES (NI) Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 30 MW, 3 X 60 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 1954-1958 (ret 2002)
Boiler supplier: CCL, BPL, Mitchell
T/G supplier: Parsons

Photograph by Christopher Bell
Posted 6 Jun 2004

Kilroot
Location: Co Antrim
Operator: AES Kilroot Power Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 260 MW
Fuel: anthracite, oil
Operation: 1981-1982
Boiler supplier: ICL
T/G supplier: GEC
Quick facts: In Jan 2006, an AMEC-Alstom consortium won an order from AES for SWFGD systems on these two sets. The systems went online in 2009. The 198m stack at Kilroot is said to be the tallest structure in Northern Ireland.

Photograph by Christopher Bell
Posted 10 Jun 2004

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 16-Oct-2014

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