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January 4, 2022updated 05 Jan 2022 6:33am

Brigg Renewable Energy Plant, UK

By Carmen

Brigg Renewable Energy Plant is a 40MW 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 May 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 40 40 Active England, the UK Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor; Eco2


The project was developed by Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor and Eco2. The project is currently owned by Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 75,000 households, offsetting 250,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $231.603m.

Agricultural by-product and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in May 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Statkraft under a power purchase agreement for a period of 12 years.

Contractors Involved

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Alstom Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied Geared Reaction Turbine model turbines for the project.

Burmeister & Wain Energy supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 152TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 539°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 110bar.

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor is the O&M contractor for the project for a period of 15 years.

About Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC), a subsidiary of MESCO Denmark A/S, is an engineering, procuring and contracting company that develops, builds, owns and operates engine-based, and boiler-based power plants. The company also develops, operates and undertakes contracts for medium to large-scale power plants. BWSC handles projects for conventional fossil-fueled power plants, renewable and waste-to-energy technologies. It undertakes project development, plant design, construction, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance, and financing activities. The major activities include provision of tailored power plants, provision of power plant generation services, and investments in power plants. The company also develops Independent Power Producer projects. BWSC is headquartered in Allerod, Denmark.

About Eco2

Eco2 Ltd (Eco2) is an energy company that develops, finances and operates renewable energy projects throughout the UK and Europe. The company generates electricity from wind energy farms. It operates projects on biomass energy, tidal energy, wind energy, and landfill gas. Eco2’s projects include Bogenlea Wind Turbine, Dummuie Wind Farm, Mains of Hatton Wind Farm, Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant, Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm, Margam Green Energy Plant, Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant, Brigg Renewable Energy Plant, and others. The company has operations in the UK, Spain and Romania. Eco2 is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, the UK.


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