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November 29, 2021

Larkhall Waste To Energy Project, UK

By Carmen

Larkhall Waste To Energy Project is a 34.1MW biopower project. It is planned in Scotland, 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 34.1 34.1 Permitting Scotland, the UK Viridor Waste Management


The project is being developed and currently owned by Viridor Waste Management.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 82,200 households. The project cost is expected to be around $195.294m.

Larkhall Waste To Energy Project is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. 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.

About Viridor Waste Management

Viridor Waste Management Limited (Viridor) is a waste management service provider. The company operates landfill sites, recycling facilities, and waste processing sites in the UK. It provides recycling and resource recovery services including recycling collection to the separation of domestic and commercial materials in its materials recycling facilities; and windrow and in-vessel composting of green and organic wastes. Viridor assembles and sorts the items from domestic and commercial garbage; recovers items that are recycled; treats waste to extract value; and disposes the left over. It transforms million tons of materials into quality recyclate. The company operates more than 320 facilities and works with over 90 local authorities and thousands of private customers in the UK. It also operates two glass recycling facilities such as Bonnyrigg and St Helens. The company operates as a subsidiary of Viridor Waste Limited, which is subsidiary of Pennon Group. Viridor is headquartered in Taunton, Somerset, the UK.


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