- Category: Thermal
- Energy type: Oil
- Project type: Asset
Tarbert power station is situated at Tarbert in North County Co. Kerry on the Shannon Estuary.
The station comprises two 60MW and two 250MW oil-fired turbines and commenced commercial operations in 1969. Its principal function is to help maintain security of electricity supply in Irelands all-island Single Electricity Market (SEM) by being available to operate on quick responses to peaks in national energy demand.