Dunbar Waste to Energy Plant is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in Scotland, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2019. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Careys Group and Valencia Waste Management. The project is currently owned by Valencia Waste Management.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 39,000 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste and municipal solid waste are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2019.

Contractors involved

Babcock & Wilcox Volund and Interserve Group were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Babcock & Wilcox Volund was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Babcock & Wilcox Volund supplied steam boiler for the project.

Valmet is the O&M contractor for the project for a period of 3 years.

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About Valencia Waste Management

Valencia Waste Management Ltd (Valencia Waste Management), formerly Viridor Waste Management Ltd, is a provider of waste management solutions. The company carries out collection and recycling of waste materials; energy generation from landfill gas; and disposal of residual waste services. It operates through waste collection fleets, material recycling facilities, waste transfer stations, treatment plants, household waste recycling sites and landfill facilities throughout the UK. The company serves the industrial, residential, and commercial sectors. It is a subsidiary of Viridor Waste Ltd. Valencia Waste Management is headquartered in Bicester, England, the UK.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.