Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility is a 67MW 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 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2022. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Covanta Holding and Veolia Environmental Services (UK). Covanta Holding, Green Investment Group and Veolia Environmental Services (UK) are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 40% and 20% respectively.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 112,500 households.

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 construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2022.

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 67MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi Zosen Inova supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 82TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 440°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 75bar.

Covanta Holding is the O&M contractor for the project, commencing from the year 2022.

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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.

About Veolia Environmental Services (UK)

Veolia Environmental Services (UK) Plc (VES) a subsidiary of Dalkia International SA is an environmental service provider that offers recycling and waste management services. The company's services offering include battery collection, anaerobic digestion, international field services, battery compliance, chemical decontamination, civic amenity sites, and emergency response case studies. It also provides commercial recycling, shutdown services, conventional tank cleaning, commercial waste collection, compliance schemes, and corporate services. VES offers decommissioning and demolition services, education outreach, duty of care, energy recovery facilities, and emergency response services. The company serves business, local authorities and residents. VES is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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