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January 5, 2022

Lakeside Energy From Waste Plant, UK

By Carmen

Lakeside Energy From Waste Plant is a 37MW 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 January 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 37 37 Active England, the UK Itochu; Takuma


The project was developed by Itochu and Takuma. Grundon Waste Management and Viridor Waste Management are currently owning the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households. The project cost is $260.766m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in January 2010.

Contractors Involved

Itochu and Takuma were selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

About Itochu

Itochu Corp (Itochu) is a trading company that offers domestic trading, import and export, and overseas trading. The company trades in several products such as textile, machinery, metals, minerals, energy, chemicals, food, general products, information and communications technology, realty, insurance, logistics services, construction, and finance. It also invests in resource development and holds interests in oil and gas assets. Geographically, the company has operations in China, South Korea, and countries across North America, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Oceania. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates offices in Japan and overseas. Itochu is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Takuma

Takuma Co Ltd (Takuma) is an energy equipment company, that designs and constructs boilers, plant machinery, pollution prevention plants, environmental equipment plants, heating and cooling equipment, and feedwater/drainage sanitation equipment and facilities. The company also carries out design, construction, and superintendence of civil, architecture and other works. Its offerings assist in resolving various environmental issues such as global warming and help to achieve a recycling-oriented society. Takuma serves customers in Japan and overseas. The company operates offices in Tohoku, Osaka, Hokkaido, Tokyo, Chubu, Kyushu, Okinawa, Harima, and Taipei. Takuma is headquartered in Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan.


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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