Protos Energy Park Power Plant is a 49MW biopower project. It is planned in England, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2020 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Biffa, PowerHouse Energy Group and Reworld Holding. Green Investment Group, Reworld Holding and Biffa are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 37.5%, 37.5% and 25% respectively.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 90,000 households.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste, municipal solid waste and wood by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2020. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to SmartestEnergy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The offtake capacity is expected to be 49MW.

Contractors involved

Mytilineos and Standardkessel Baumgarte Holding are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

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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 PowerHouse Energy Group

PowerHouse Energy Group Plc (PowerHouse Energy) an alternative energy company that offers the sale of waste to energy systems. The company is into the manufacture and sale of the zero-emission system and Pyromex equipment systems. PowerHouse Energy developed the waste-to-energy, ultra-high temperature gasification reactor technology together with auxiliary waste and power solutions. The company’s temperature gasification reactor converts waste materials such as non-recyclable plastic, biomass, and other waste streams into a clean and synthesis gas composed primarily of hydrogen and carbon monoxide. PowerHouse Energy operates in the UK, where it is headquartered in Bingley, England.

About Reworld Holding

Reworld Holding Corp (Reworld), formerly Covanta Holding Corp, 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. Reworld is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, the US.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.