TITLE

Consent for UK's largest biomass plant

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;11/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval given by British business secretary John Hutton to the construction of what is planned to be the world's biggest biomass power station on a site at the Port Talbot docks in South Wales by Prenergy Power. The plant is scheduled to burn approximately three million tonnes a year of wood chips imported from the U.S. and Canada and is expected to operate as baseload generation. All the fuel will come from sustainably grown wood.
ACCESSION #
33041971

 

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