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Powergen Development

Bord na Móna’s strategy is to grow our power generation business

This will be achieved by leveraging Bord na Móna’s land assets, project development skills, and operation and maintenance capabilities. Powergen will be a leading low carbon electricity generator, with a suite of resources including wind energy, biomass, biogas and other renewable energy technologies supported by flexible thermal plant.

Bord na Móna’s strategy is to grow our power generation business

This will be achieved by leveraging Bord na Móna’s land assets, project development skills, and operation and maintenance capabilities. Powergen will be a leading low carbon electricity generator, with a suite of resources including wind energy, biomass, biogas and other renewable energy technologies supported by flexible thermal plant.

Strategic Insight

Ireland has to completely transform the way that we generate and consume energy for the future. A future with new forms of low carbon energy that are secure and sustainable

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Testimonial

Siemens’ relationship with Bord na Móna Powergen has always been excellent and their engineering excellence is an outstanding asset to their wind development projects. We look forward to a long and successful collaboration with them as they continue to build a sustainable future for renewable energy in Ireland.”

Mark Harpur, Siemens Limited
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Siemens’ relationship with Bord na Móna Powergen has always been excellent and their engineering excellence is an outstanding asset to their wind development projects. We look forward to a long and successful collaboration with them as they continue to build a sustainable future for renewable energy in Ireland.”

Mark Harpur, Siemens Limited
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Testimonial

The greener energy provided by Bord na Móna is improving the country. It’s improving the economy, creating jobs for local lads and it’s making the Irish economy and infrastructure a lot stronger from what it was.

Mark Coughlan, Steel Fixer, Construction of Mountlucas Wind Farm
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Mountlucas Wind Farm – A New Energy Story

In March 2015, Bord na Móna switched on a new more sustainable energy supply when it opened the Mountlucas Wind Farm. Situated in the Midlands of Ireland, the 84MW wind energy facility can supply the Irish grid with enough electricity to power 45,000 homes. Renewable energy, like that produced at Mountlucas, is contributing to Ireland’s EU targets and helping to decarbonise the Irish power supply.

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Mountlucas Wind Farm – A New Energy Story

In March 2015, Bord na Móna switched on a new more sustainable energy supply when it opened the Mountlucas Wind Farm. Situated in the Midlands of Ireland, the 84MW wind energy facility can supply the Irish grid with enough electricity to power 45,000 homes. Renewable energy, like that produced at Mountlucas, is contributing to Ireland’s EU targets and helping to decarbonise the Irish power supply.

Fact

20%

By 2020, 20% of energy used across the EU must be renewable

16%

By 2020, 16% of the energy Ireland consumes must come from renewable sources

69%

In 2016, 69% of the energy used in Ireland was imported

Wind Energy
Securing sustainable energy into the future