Gloucestershire Waste-to-Energy Power Plant is a 14.5MW biopower project. It is located in England, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2019. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Babcock & Wilcox Volund. Balfour Beatty and Urbaser are currently owning the project.

The project generates 116GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 25,000 households, offsetting 40,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste and municipal solid waste are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in October 2019.

Contractors involved

Babcock & Wilcox Volund was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Babcock & Wilcox Volund supplied steam boiler for the project.Babcock & Wilcox Volund supplied the electric generator for the project.

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About Babcock & Wilcox Volund

Babcock & Wilcox Volund AS (B&W Volund), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc, is a renewable energy company that provides equipment and technologies designed to convert waste and biomass into thermal energy. The company provides support and services such as maintenance, upgrades and optimization; assessments, spare parts services, and training and networking. It offers spare parts such as dynagate, volund combustion gate, biomass combustion gate, coal combustion gates, fuel feeding system, boiler system and ash and clinker handling system. The company has operations in Sweden and Denmark. B&W Volund is headquartered in Esbjerg, Denmark.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.