Funded by the Foresight Group and the Green Investment Bank, with co-investors NOY and P3P, the £60m gasification facility in Hertfordshire represents a new phase in the development of the UK waste market, with advanced technology combined with a merchant waste supply. It will be the first commercial scale, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant to be construction financed by third party investors. The gasification technology, which will treat commercial and industrial waste, will be designed by Biomass Power Limited, with Bouygues Energy & Services acting as EPC and O&M Contractor.
Acting as LTA, Owner’s Engineer and engineering consultant, our services at the Hoddesdon plant included;
- Technical due diligence;
- Specification development;
- Design optimisation;
- Support for negotiations with contractor;
- Owners Engineer;
- Full time site attendance;
- CDM Advisory.
The Hoddesdon plant will be the first commercial scale, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant to be construction financed by third party investors. Once operational the plant will produce enough renewable electricity to meet the annual needs of nearly 7,000 homes and cut carbon emissions equivalent to taking over 16,000 cars off the road.