Allington Quarry Biomass Power Plant is a 43MW biopower project. It is located in England, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 43 43 Active England, the UK


The project is currently owned by FCC Environment (UK).

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 70,000 households. The project cost is $320.382m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors Involved

Lurgi supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 420Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 68bar.

Fortum O&M (UK) is the O&M contractor for the project.


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