Gloucestershire Waste-to-Energy Power Plant is a 14.5MW 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 October 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 14.5 14.5 Active England, the UK Babcock & Wilcox Volund


The project was developed by Babcock & Wilcox Volund. Balfour Beatty and Urbaser are currently owning the project.

The project generates 116GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 25,000 households, offsetting 40,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $86.822m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in October 2019.

Contractors Involved

Babcock & Wilcox Volund was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Babcock & Wilcox Volund supplied steam boiler for the project.Babcock & Wilcox Volund supplied the electric generator for the project.

About Babcock & Wilcox Volund

Babcock & Wilcox Volund AS (B&W Volund), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc, is a renewable energy company that provides equipment and technologies designed to convert waste and biomass into thermal energy. The company provides support and services such as maintenance, upgrades and optimization; assessments, spare parts services, and training and networking. It offers spare parts such as dynagate, volund combustion gate, biomass combustion gate, coal combustion gates, fuel feeding system, boiler system and ash and clinker handling system. The company has operations in Sweden and Denmark. B&W Volund is headquartered in Esbjerg, Denmark.


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