Monday 29 August 2011

Galway Power Plant Application Withdrawn

Plans for a 300million power plant in Galway have formally come to a halt.

The proposal was originally submitted to An Bord Pleanála in 2007, for a decision on whether or not it would be strategic infrastructure.

Seán Quinn was the backer behind the proposal for a gas turbine power station with an electrical output of up to 450 megawatts at Toherroe.

The project was supposed to be part of a new venture by the Quinn Group to enter the electricity generation market in Ireland.

Quinn had an agreement with Coillte for 40 acres of land in Derrydonnell.

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