Tarbert Power Station

  • Category: Thermal
  • Energy type: Oil
  • Project type: Asset

Tarbert power station is situated at Tarbert in North County Co. Kerry on the Shannon Estuary.

The station comprises two 60MW and two 250MW oil-fired turbines and commenced commercial operations in 1969. Its principal function is to help maintain security of electricity supply in Irelands all-island Single Electricity Market (SEM) by being available to operate on quick responses to peaks in national energy demand.