Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre is a 16.6MW 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 March 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 16.6 16.6 Active England, the UK SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK; VIncI Environment Uk


The project was developed by SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK and VIncI Environment Uk. The project is currently owned by SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 21,000 households. The project cost is $186.07m.

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 March 2017.

About SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK

SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd (SUEZ), a subsidiary of Suez SA, is a resource management company that offers recycling, production and waste management solutions. The company provides compost, alternative fuel, and wood products, among others. It offers handling of all recycling and waste materials. The company’s technologies and solutions includes Ice Pigging, Satellite Leak Detection, On’Connect Smart Metering and Aquadvanced Water Network Management. SUEZ provides waste management solutions for public, local, government, industry and commerce. The company operates through household waste recycling centres, transfer stations and landfills, and composting and secure shredding facilities. It offers its products from compost to fuel created from waste. SUEZ, formerly Sita UK Limited, is headquartered in Maidenhead, Berkshire, the UK.


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