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Manx Electricity Authority

Manx Electricity Authority
Lught-reill Lectraghys Manninagh
Industry Energy
Founded 1984[1]
Headquarters Douglas, Isle of Man
Area served
Isle of Man
Key people
Philip King (CEO)[2]
Edmund Lowey MLC (Chairman)
Parent Isle of Man Government
Subsidiaries e-llan Communication
ManxCable Company Ltd.
Website www.gov.im/mea

The Manx Electricity Authority (Manx: Lught-reill Lectraghys Manninagh) generates and supplies electricity for the Isle of Man.

Contents

  • Generation 1
  • See also 2
  • External links 3
  • References 4

Generation

Electricity generation is provided on the island from the following sources

  • A 1 MW hydroelectric power plant at Sulby and Block Eary reservoir.[3]
  • An 87 MW combined cycle gas turbine power station in Douglas.[3]
  • A number of diesel generators at Douglas, Peel, and Ramsey, totalling 90.4 MW.[3]

In addition there is also the Isle of Man to England Interconnector, an AC submarine power cable connecting the transmission system of the Manx Electricity Authority to that of Great Britain.[3]

See also

External links

  • [1]

References

  1. ^ http://www.gov.im/mea/general/history.xml
  2. ^ http://www.gov.im/government/boards/mea.xml
  3. ^ a b c d


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