Billingham Energy From Waste Plant is a 25MW 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 25 25 Permitting England, the UK Eqtec


The project is being developed and currently owned by Eqtec. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 1,800 households. The project cost is expected to be around $201.484m.

The process of gasification will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste and municipal solid waste 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.

Contractors Involved

Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios is expected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project.

About Eqtec

Eqtec plc (Eqtec), formerly known as React Energy Plc, is a renewable energy company. The company develops gasification technology used in industrial size power plants to convert waste into synthetic gas to generate electricity and heat. Eqtec develops and operates biomass heat generating projects and generates electricity through wind. Its gasification technology used in projects including Movialsa biomass gasification plant, Karlovo & Heat Biomass EOOD, Syngas Italy, Belisce I Project and Polygen project. The company provides operation and management services to clean energy projects. Eqtec is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.


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