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Plant Descriptions and Operations

Edenderry Power Plant is a Peat Fired Condensing Power Plant.

The main plant data are as follows: Boiler

  • Bubbling Fluidised Bed Boiler (Kvaerner Pulping Oy)three stage HP Superheater
  • Two radial type Flue Gas (I.D.) Fans, capacity 2*60%
  • Fluidising Gas Nozzles
  • Rotary regenerative type flue gas Air Preheater
  • C. 180 tonnes sand of which 100 fluidised
  • Normal bed temperature 910 degrees C
  • Electrostatic Precipitator for Dust Removal
  • SO2 Abatement system
Turbine Two cylinder, triple pressure condensing machine operating at 3,000RPM
Cooling System Forced Draft Cooling Towers (seven)
Fuel Consumption One million tonnes Biomass/year
Electrical Output 120MW/c. 980GWh per year
Plant Efficiency 38.4%
Make-up Water 220m3/hour abstracted from river Figile at Clonbullogue
Emissions Strict IPPC licence from EPA
Ash c. 32,000 tonnes/year to licensed landfill

The plant is scheduled to operate 24*7 and is manned at all times. We complete one major outage on an annual basis and two further minor shutdowns principally for boiler cleaning in order to maintain optimium plant efficiency.