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Site visit by Killala Community Council


From Left to Right on the photo: Shane Donnelly, Dermot Logan (MRP), Patrick Killeen, Sandra Cribben, Kevin Doomer, John Munnelly, Anne Walsh (MRP) and Jimmy Walsh (John Sisk & Son)

Foundation Stone Unveiling at Mayo Renewable Power site


Please click on the link below to view a video file of the speeches, presentation and unveiling of the foundation stone for the new Mayo Renewable Power plant currently under construction at the Killala Business Park, Co. Mayo

Farmers can earn extra cash from new biomass plant: Kenny, Marese McDonagh 05.10.2015

The €180m project – which will create 350 jobs during the construction phase – is on the site of the former Asahi Chemicals site in Killala, which shut down in 1997 with the loss of more than 300 jobs…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button


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Lunchtime News, Midwest Radio 05.10.2015

The Taoiseach was in Killala for the laying of the foundation stone for Mayo Renewable Power’s new 180 million euro biomass power station. The renewable power plant is being built adjacent to the former Asahi complex, and will burn woodchips…

Renewable Energy Plant Planned for Killala

Irish Times 08.06.2015

US-backed Mayo Renewable Power is planning a €180 million electricity generating plant for Killala, the construction of which will create up to 350 jobs.
Mayo Renewable Power confirmed that it has secured finance for the project from its equity backer, US firm, Weichert Enterprise, along with loans…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button


MRP Press Release


Mayo Renewable Power Limited announced today it has closed on the finance for its 42.5MW Electricity Generating Station and Biomass Fuel Processing Facility to be built in Killala in County Mayo. The project, which will be fuelled by woodchip biomass, is certified as a high efficiency, combined heat and power facility with a project… mayo-renewable-power-ie-button

New €180m power station for Mayo

Irish Examiner 07.06.2015

Plans have been announced for a new power station in Mayo.Mayo Renewable Power is to construct a biomass plant at a cost of €180m in Killala. The project is being financed by Ulster Bank, AIB and Barclays and is expected to be up and running by 2017. The company says 350 jobs will be created during the construction phase…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button


Some 350 construction jobs at new power station in Mayo 07.06.2015

Up to 350 construction jobs will be created when building work begins on a new biomass power station in Co Mayo later this month.Another 30 full-time posts will be filled when the plant in Killala, on the site of the old Asahi factory, opens in two years…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button

New biomass power plant announced for Mayo

Newstalk 07.06.2015

Plans have been announced for a new power station in Mayo.Mayo Renewable Power, with equity from US investment firm Weichert Enterprise, is to construct a 24 megawatt biomass plant at a cost of €180m in Killala…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button


Farmers to get ‘guaranteed price’ to supply Mayo power plant

AgriLand 08.06.2015

Farmers are set to receive a guaranteed price for the woodchip biomass they supply to a planned 42.5MW Electricity Generating Station and Biomass Fuel Processing Facility to be built in Killala in Co. Mayo.Mayo Renewable Power Limited… mayo-renewable-power-ie-button

New Mayo power plant to create 350 jobs 07.06.2015

THE LARGEST BIOMASS power station in the country is to be built in Co Mayo.The plans by Mayo Renewable Power were announced today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.Building will begin this month with around 350 jobs to be created during the two year construction phase.It will be built at the old Ashai site in Killala and will involve…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button


Biomass power station in Co Mayo to create 350 new jobs

Irish Farmer Journal 08.06.2015

Up to 350 jobs are to be created in Co Mayo with the construction later this month of a new biomass power station in Killala, on the site of the old Asahi factory.
The new plant, Ireland’s largest independent biomass power plant…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button


The Western People 08.06.2015

MEMBERS of Mayo County Council were delighted to receive confirmation last night (Sunday) that the country’s largest biomass power plant is destined for Mayo.
Chief executive Peter Hynes says…mayo-renewable-power-ie-button