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November 26, 2021

Billingham Biomass Power Station, UK

By Carmen

Billingham Biomass Power Station is a 49.8MW biopower project. It is planned in England, the UK. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 49.8 49.8 Permitting England, the UK Aker Solutions


The project is being developed by Aker Solutions and is currently owned by Gaia Power.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 80,000 households, to offset 430,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $331.4m.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood chips which is a kind of wood by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions ASA (Aker Solutions) is a provider of engineering, design, production systems and services to the oil and gas industry. It offers subsea production equipment and offshore field design, ranging from concept studies, and front-end engineering to subsea production systems. It also carries out the maintenance and modifications work and provide services during operations and deliver solutions to extend the lifetime of oil and gas fields. Its major customers are international, national and independent oil and gas companies across the world. The company has presence in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and Europe. Aker Solutions is headquartered in Lysaker, Norway.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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