The 6.8 MWe CHP plant is fuelled from 115,000 tonnes of draff and 60,000 tonnes of wood chips, providing low carbon electricity to the grid, heat to the CoRDe whisky distilleries, and heat to dry distillers pot ale for animal feed. The scope of the project included the management of the construction and commissioning of the pot ale processing and biomass CHP plants.
Our services during the pre-financial close included:
- EPC specification development;
- assessment of tenders and;
- support for negotiations with shortlisted contractors.
Our key roles during construction, commissioning and hand-over included;
- Owners Engineer;
- Full time site attendance;
- CDM Coordinator;
Delivered on time, and on budget, the project was awarded the “Best Environmental Initiative Award” at the Scottish Green Energy Awards for it’s innovative use of renewable energy technology. John Seed, Managing Director of Helius Energy, said “Drinking green whisky may give you a warm glow but it’ll also help to avoid warming the planet.”