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Expanding utility business SSE plc aquires Mayo power plant

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SSE plc has entered in to agreement with Endesa Generacion SA, to acquire Endesa Ireland Limited in an acquisition and investment package totalling €488 million. The investment includes the 104MW Tawnaghmore gas oil flexible peaking power plant in Co Mayo.

€18m investment will see Westmeath’s first windfarm

The issue of wind-powered, electricity generation is back to the fore in the Midlands with the announcement this week that an Irish company has signed an €18m contract with a Chinese firm to develop three wind farms in Westmeath, Offaly, and Roscommon.

Regional Assembly reviews electricity grid

Proposals to remove unsightly electricity cables from the landscape with a move towards underground wiring were discussed at the BMW Regional Assembly this month during a review of EirGrid’s plans to upgrade the national electricity transmission network.

Consumers advised to ensure electrical contractors are registered

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) is urging people in County Mayo that when employing an electrician, they make sure to to use one of the 125 registered electricians available to them. This advice comes as part of a campaign to make people aware of the need to hire a registered electrical contractor when getting electrical work done in their home and to ask for a certificate when the work is complete, thereby promoting safety in the home.

Get a grip on your electricity costs

Amid rising energy costs, land and wind is a resource that most farmers still have in plentiful supply and no more so than in the western counties of Ireland. The opportunity is there now for farmers and rural home owners to grasp control of their electricity costs.

Gaybrook windfarm approaches endgame

A total of 334 submissions and opinions have been received by Westmeath County Council from the public and other interested parties concerning the proposed windfarm between Gaybrook and Miltownpass, by last week’s March 4 deadline for such. The Cootehill-based firm, Gaeltech Energy Ltd, lodged its application with Westmeath County Council on January 29 and a decision is expected by March 25.

More power to the gas people?

THOUSANDS of electricity customers have already made enquiries about switching electricity provider to Bord Gais since the option to switch became available from noon on Wednesday.

More power to the gas people?

THOUSANDS of electricity customers have already made enquiries about switching electricity provider to Bord Gais since the option to switch became available from noon on Wednesday.

 

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