Annual Report 2017

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Business Reviews

Powergen

The Powergen business develops and operates a portfolio of thermal and renewable assets, generating 1.2 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity which it sells to the wholesale market.

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Resource Recovery

Bord na Móna Resource Recovery is an integrated waste management business providing collection services, recycling, composting and residual landfill disposal of all waste streams arising from both commercial and domestic sources. Waste collection services operate under the AES brand, providing domestic waste management throughout the Midlands, North East, South East and Mid-West regions to over 106,000 customers.

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Biomass

In FY17 Biomass successfully sourced 456K energy tonnes allowing for co-firing of Edenderry power station at a rate of 42%.

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Horticulture

Bord na Móna’s Horticulture business focused on the manufacturing, marketing and sale of quality growing media products to both hobby gardeners and professional growers in over 30 countries around the world.

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Peat

The Peat business supplies milled peat to Bord na Móna’s Edenderry power plant and the two ESB power plants, Lough Ree Power and West Offaly Power. We also supply peat to the Horticulture business for the manufacture of growing media products for the professional and retail markets and to the Fuels business for the manufacture of peat briquettes.

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Fuels

Bord na Móna Fuels is the market leader in the Irish residential solid fuel category. This is a sizable market with almost half of Irish homes purchasing solid fuel.

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