Consultation on proposed electricity generation licence for Powerhouse Generation Limited


Consultation opened on . Closing date at 23:59.


The Utility Regulator publishes a consultation on its intention to award an electricity generation licence to Powerhouse Generation Limited.

The Utility Regulator today gives notice of its intention to grant a licence to generate electricity to Powerhouse Generation Limited. 

Under the proposed licence the company plans to build a generation plant comprised of ten 2MW generators at a site in 68 Cloughanrammer Road, Carnmeen, Newry, BT34 1QG. The generators will be fuelled by gasoil and hydrotreated vegetable oil and will be fitted with clean-up equipment to facilitate compliance with the Medium Combustion Plan Directive. 

A copy of the proposed licence accompanies this notice.

Please note: 

  • Your response may be made public by the Utility Regulator. If you do not want all or part of your response or name made public, please state this clearly in the response by marking your response as ‘CONFIDENTIAL’.
  • If you want other information that you provide to be treated as confidential, please be aware that, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), there is a statutory Code of Practice with which public authorities must comply and which deals, amongst other things, with obligations of confidence. In view of this, it would be helpful if you could explain to us why you regard the information you have provided as confidential.
  • Information provided in response to this consultation, including personal information, may be subject to publication or disclosure in accordance with the access to information regimes (these are primarily the FOIA and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA)).
  • As stated in the GDPR Privacy Statement for consumers and stakeholders, any personal data contained within your response will be deleted once the matter being consulted on has been concluded though the substance of the response may be retained.

Ways to respond

Postal address
Electricity Generation Licensing
Markets Directorate
Utility Regulator
Queens House
14 Queen Street
Belfast BT1 6ED