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The Project

ESB International won an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract with ElectroGas Malta (EGM) to operate and maintain the 215 MW Delimara 4 plant over its initial 6.5 years of operation. This independent power producer is the first in Malta.


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Our Approach

  • The Challenge

    To establish the efficient operation of the first gas-fired power plant in Malta, leading to a significant reduction in Malta’s emissions to the atmosphere.

  • The Solution

    Working in tandem with a Liquefied Natural Gas and Regasification Plant floating storage unit to utilise liquid natural gas to provide highly efficient, reliable and cleaner energy into the Maltese network.

The Results

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  • Successful mobilisation, punctual take-over and reliable, efficient operation.
  • Significant emission reductions for gaseous and particulate air emissions. 
  • Delivery of industry best practice safety control and work systems.
  • ISO accreditation in quality, environmental and Health & Safety fields. 
  • System implementation for stores, work and procurement management.
  • Successful establishment of international best practice O&M processes and procedures.

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Contact Us

Dublin Office

ESB International,
One Dublin Airport Central,
Dublin Airport Cloghran,
Co Dublin,
Phone +353 1 703 8000 +353 1 703 8000

Bahrain Office

ESB International Office 1002,
Building 655 Road 3614,
Block 436,
Seef Area,
Phone +973 1770 8118 +973 1770 8118

Oman Office

ESB International Office 206,
2nd Floor, Holiday Inn Al,
Mazoon Street South Al,
Mawaleh, Muscat P.O. Box,
P.C 118 Sultanate of Oman
Phone +973 1770 8118 +973 1770 8118