Energy from Waste Combined Heat and Power Project has Recieved Planning Permission from Plymouth City Council
An Energy from Waste (EfW) CHP plant will be built at Devonport Docks. The developer company has a long-term waste contract with the South West Devon Waste Partnership (SWDWP). The company will be handling residual waste on behalf of SWDWP members, including Torbay Council and Devon County Council.
Combined Heat and Power plant will have the capacity to handle up to 245,000 tonnes of residual waste a year. It will be situated at the North Yard of the Devonport naval base in Plymouth which will be supplied with steam and electricty under a 25-year energy services agreement with the Ministry of Defence. Construction is due to start on the plant in 2012 and it is expected to be operational by mid-2014.