Plymouth Waste to Energy Power Plant is a 22.5MW 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by MVV O&M and is currently owned by MVV Energie.

The project generates 190GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 37,000 households, offsetting 77,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

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 2015.

Contractors involved

Siemens Energy was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied SST-400 model turbines for the project.

Baumgarte Boiler Systems supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 420Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 60bar.Siemens Energy supplied the electric generator for the project.

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This content was updated on 22 April 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.