ESB’s Current Projects and Joint Ventures
At ESB, we continue to invest in infrastructure and initiatives to bring a world-class system to our customers on the island of Ireland and the UK. We also work with similar reputable and established companies to bring to market new offerings and developments including customer innovations and renewable energy.
Oweninny Power Wind Farm
Oweninny Power Wind Farm is being developed on Oweninny bog, adjacent to Bellacorick located in North Mayo. The Oweninny Power Wind Farm is owned by Oweninny Power DAC, a 50:50 joint venture project between ESB and Bord na Móna. In June 2016, An Bord Pleanala granted planning permission for the development of Oweninny Power Wind Farm consisting of 61 turbines with a tip height of up to 176m. The project will be built over two phases and the Wind Farm will generate renewable electricity for the domestic electricity market in Ireland.
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Tilbury Green Power
ESB and UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) have jointly invested £190m in a renewable power facility at the Port of Tilbury, Essex.
The investment marks ESB’s first investment in the UK’s biomass sector with the plant generating green electricity from waste wood. The Tilbury Green Power facility will generate 300 GWh of green electricity per year, enough to power more than 70,000 homes. The Plant will utilise around 270,000 tonnes of waste wood sourced from the region.
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SIRO is a joint venture between ESB and Vodafone, with both established operators investing €450 million in building Ireland's first 100% fibre-to-the-building broadband network.
The innovative service offers speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps to 500,000 premises in 50 regional towns, revolutionising the broadband market in Ireland. SIRO is unique in that it exclusively offers a wholesale open access network meaning that it will be available to all telecoms operators in Ireland to resell to their customers. SIRO in not a retail product.
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Kingspan ESB – Funded Solar
Kingspan and ESB have joined forces to bring Funded Solar, a solar PV product that enables a business to use its roof space to generate clean, renewable electricity, without any upfront capital costs.
The Kingspan and ESB joint venture brings together its combined experience in the energy and commercial roofing sectors to deliver an outstanding funded solar solution for business customers. Kingspan ESB provides the funding to design, install and maintain the solar PV system on your business roof. In return, the business owner provides us with a 25-year rooftop lease and agrees to purchase the electricity generated on the roof at a discounted rate through a power purchase agreement (PPA).