Workington Biomass Power Plant is a 49MW 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 February 2013. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Iggesund Paperboard.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 190,000t 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. Agricultural by-product, municipal solid waste and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Development status

The project got commissioned in February 2013.

Contractors involved

AF-Consult was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Andritz supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 195TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 540Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 102bar.

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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.