Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

06 Aug 2008 04:08:20

Energy-from-waste plant set for construction



Energy-from-waste plant set for construction
A plant that uses waste to generate energy, cuts transport emissions and could provide the local area with heating has received funds to start construction.

Cory Environmental has found the £570 million necessary to start building the Riverside Resource Recovery facility in Belvedere, south London.

Full construction work could begin in August with energy-from-waste specialists hoping to complete it by 2010.

Cory has struck a deal with Western Riverside Waste Authority for an average of 585,000 tonnes of waste a year over the 30-year lifespan of the plant.

It will use "moving grate" technology with 27 per cent thermal efficiency to produce up to 72MW of power – enough for 66,000 homes.

And Cory claims that delivering the waste by river will save more than 1.3 million heavy goods vehicle miles every year.

The plant's waste energy could also be used to establish a district heating network for the local area.

Consultants PB power have been looking for a market for the waste energy and although the density of homes is "substantially lower" than is typical for district heating networks, it claims it is still "technically feasible", though difficult.

ADNFCR-1235-ID-18719286-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. Extra governement funding provides safer lighting for Barnet.

    15 May 2009
  2. Retrofit energy solutions Products & Services

    Reducing your energy bills, aafeguarding the environmentLK Energy Solutions specialises in...

  3. American electricity companies are said to be considering a move to help the troubled automaker...

    17 Nov 2008
  4. The KL1 was designed to accommodate the enviroloo, the internationally recognised and accredited...

  5. Client: nPowerCompletion Date: Commissioned August 2007 Objectives:1. Identify and manage...




Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.