Tag: power

Interconnector: SDLP MLA criticises minister over power project

Image caption The project will create an 85 miles long (138km) overhead electricity line stretching from County Tyrone to County Meath An SDLP MLA who opposes the above-ground construction of the North-South Electricity Interconnector says his own party’s minister, Nichola Mallon, has not listened to him “enough”. Justin McNulty says he was “devastated” when he was told the Infrastructure Minster… Read more →

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Kilroot to become gas-fired power station

Image caption The power station has been owned by the Czech company EPUKI since last year Kilroot power station is to be converted from coal-fired to gas-fired after it was awarded a contract in the latest energy market auction. The move should guarantee the future of the County Antrim power station, which had been uncertain in recent years. Without conversion,… Read more →