THE 120MW Edenderry power plant (EPL) is part of the Power Generation & Renewable Energy division of Bord na Móna (BNM) plc. BNM is Ireland’s leading environmentally responsible integrated utility service provider encompassing electricity, heating, resource recovery, water, growing media, environmental solutions and related services.
EPL, in operation since 2000, supplies about 3% of Ireland’s annual electricity requirement. While the power plant generates around 120MW of exported electricity, it is also however a large user of power; the in-house load accounts for about 10MW of power generated.
In November 2012 Edenderry power plant achieved certification to the ISO 50001 international standard in energy management. Edenderry Power is using Enerit ISO 50001 software to help manage and retain its ISO 50001 certification.