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26 ENERGY INTERNATIONAL Dec 2010/Jan 2011 www.esb.ie/em Left: Myles Meagher, production Team Leader and the longest serving current member of poolbeg staff, tells of the roles played by management and staff during the lifetime of poolbeg Thermal station. Below: philip Donnelly and Danny Reilly perusing the photo gallery wall, compiled by EsB Archives, and share a laugh at times gone past. photograph of John Graham, former sps in poolbeg, looking at the photographic display. Poolbeg closure 8The end of an era GENERATION OpERATIONs After neArly 40 years in operation Poolbeg thermal Power Station generated its last megawatt earlier this year. the closure marked the final stage of the agreement with the Cer to create more competition in the electricity generation market whereby eSB agreed to divest and close 1300MW’s of power generation plant. the thermal plant’s last day in operation was marked with a gathering of staff past and present in the Station Canteen and a visit from the Chief executive, Padraig McManus. In his address the Chief executive noted that Poolbeg thermal Station was iconic both in eSB terms as well as in the national psyche and the importance of the part played by Poolbeg at the centre of eSB for so many years and acknowledged the major contribution of all the staff who had worked there. Current staff and their partners attended a dinner to mark the event which included a photographic display collated by eSB Archives. Guests of honour included Senior eSB Management and Senior Officials from the Group of Unions. Pat O’Doherty, executive Director, energy International, in his speech at the event also acknowledged the importance of Poolbeg, the fantastic service and performance for which he credited the staff over the years. Pat said that Poolbeg has given invaluable service to eSB and its customers. He commented that Units 1 & 2 were the best machines that eSB ever installed but added that machines can only do so much on their own but eSB is particularly proud of the skills, commitment and experience of the people who worked in Poolbeg. It was fitting that the events to mark the closure centred on the contribution of pat O’Doherty, Executive Director, EsB Energy International, speaks of the role played by poolbeg Thermal station. staff who worked in Poolbeg. Many of the staff had worked at the plant since it was commissioned. We thank all of the staff, past and present, for their dedicated service. to those who have now availed of retirement or taken up new positions in other parts of the company we send our good wishes. no decision has been made Debbie Nolan, Angela Kilroy, Canteen staff and friends. about the future of the old station or the chimney stacks at this time. eSB is committed to consulting with Dublin City Council prior to any decision in relation to the chimneys. the site at Poolbeg continues to be used with the modern CCGt Station in operation. n Left: philip Wafer and partner celebrating the event. Francie Murphy and his wife relax at the event. Noel Fortune and Ken patterson (former Clinical Team) with their pateners at the celebration. Michael smith and his wife enjoying the evening. http://www.esb.ie/em

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of EM - December 2010 / January 2011

EM - December 2010 / January 2011
In This Issue
News
Energy Solutions
ESB Networks Ltd
ESB Energy International
Health & Habitat
Life

EM - December 2010 / January 2011

EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - In This Issue (Page 1)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 2)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 3)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 4)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 5)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 6)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 7)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 8)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 9)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 10)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - News (Page 11)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Energy Solutions (Page 12)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Energy Solutions (Page 13)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Energy Solutions (Page 14)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Energy Solutions (Page 15)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Networks Ltd (Page 16)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Networks Ltd (Page 17)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Networks Ltd (Page 18)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 19)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 20)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 21)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 22)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 23)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 24)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 25)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 26)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 27)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - ESB Energy International (Page 28)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Health & Habitat (Page 29)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Health & Habitat (Page 30)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Health & Habitat (Page 31)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Health & Habitat (Page 32)
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EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Health & Habitat (Page 34)
EM - December 2010 / January 2011 - Life (Page 35)
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