Electricity Demand and Generation

Department/Agency

Eirgrid

Key information

Generation capacity, percentage availability, forced, scheduled and ambient outages and 52 week rolling availability by generator unit. Expected centrally dispatched generation units and interconnector availability, expected daily peak demand, expected reserve at peak, expected loss of load hours. Monthly electricity demand, monthly electricity demand growth rate, maximum and minimum loads, installed dispatchable capacity, installed renewable capacity and maximum wind output. System generation availability, system demand, weekly peak demand and wind generation (MW).

Source

Eirgrid administrative records.

Scope

All electrical demand and generation.

Frequency

Varying

Reference period

Varying dependent on the statistic

Start date

From 2007 onwards, dependent on the statistic

Timeliness

Up to near real-time, dependent on the statistic

Classifications

  • Generator unit
    Aughinish Alumina Ltd (Seal Rock (SK3; SK4)); Edenderry Power Ltd (Edenderry ED1); Endesa (Great Island (GI1; GI2; GI3); Rhode (RP1; RP2); Tarbert (TB1; TB2; TB3; TB4); Tawnaghmore (TP1; TP3)); ESB Power Generation (Ardnacrusha (AA1; AA2; AA3; AA4); Aghada (AD1; AD2; AT1; AT2; AT4); Erne (ER1; ER2; ER3; ER4); Lee (LE1; LE2; LE3); Liffey (LI1; LI2; LI4; LI5); Lough Ree Power LR4; Moneypoint (MP1; MP2; MP3); Marina MRC; North Wall (NWC; NW5); Poolbeg (PB4; PB5; PB6);Turlough Hill (TH1; TH2; TH3; TH4); West Offaly Power WO4); Synergen (Dublin Bay DB1); Tynagh Energy Ltd (Tynagh TYC); Viridian Power & Energy (Huntstown HNC; HN2).

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Energy

Page Created

2010-06-11

Page Modified

2015-08-05

Keywords

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