Newhurst Waste To Energy Project is a 42MW biopower project. It is located in England, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2023. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Biffa and Covanta Holding. The project is currently owned by Biffa with a stake of 50%, Covanta Holding and Green Investment Group.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households.

Newhurst Waste To Energy Project is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Household waste which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to SmartestEnergy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 42MW.

Contractors involved

Hitachi Zosen Inova was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Doosan Skoda Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 42MW nameplate capacity.

Covanta Holding is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2023, for a period of 20 years.

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About Biffa

Biffa Ltd (Biffa), formerly Biffa Plc, is a clean technology company that offers waste management services. The company provides services such as waste collection, dry mixed recycling, food waste collection, single-stream recycling, secure waste and recycling, hazardous waste collection and treatment, general waste, emergency waste removal, and household waste collection services. It provides integrated resource management services and environmental management consultancy among others. Biffa’s waste processing includes landfill, energy from waste, materials recycling, soil treatment and composting, food recycling, and polymers. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers. Biffa is headquartered in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, the UK.

About Covanta Holding

Covanta Holding Corp (Covanta), a subsidiary of EQT AB, is a provider of waste and energy solutions. The company generates electricity from its Energy-from-Waste (EfW) and recycles ferrous and non-ferrous metals at its facilities. Its waste management services include management of liquid waste, pharmaceutical waste, electronic waste, secure product destruction, universal waste, field and industrial waste and recycling services for ferrous, non-ferrous metals and other materials. It also provides transportation and logistics services, product recall services and on-site advisory services. The company offers its services to various industries including manufacturing, retail and consumer, chemical, engineering and construction, and healthcare. It has an operational presence in Canada and the US. Covanta is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, the US.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.