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Wood Burning Power Station at Wilton 10

Announcement Of Contract

March 2006

Start Of Operation

November 2007


30 Mwe and 10 Mwt

Plant Type



Teeside, UK

Estimated Investment

£60m, around £10m from Bio-Energy Capital Grants Scheme.


15 Permanent jobs and around 400 during construction.

Plant Owner And Operator


Boiler Island

Foster Wheeler

Turbine And Power Island

Siemens Pg

Coppice Wood Supply


Boiler type

Bubbling fluidised bed

Steam Units

Sst 400 steam turbine/generator set, condenser, flender gearbox, oil system, and pcs7 control system


300,000 tonnes of wood a year. around 40% recycled wood, 20% offcuts from saw mills, 20% from tree-felling, and 20% sprt rotation coppice willow.

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