Waste and bioenergy

Work starts on £81m Derry/Londonderry Renewable Power Plant

09 Dec 2013

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(Left to right) David Sterling, Permanent Secretary for Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment; Chris Holmes, UK Green Investment Bank; Stephen Devine, Evermore Renewable Energy; Mark Durkan, Minister for the Environment; Danish Ambassador to UK Claus Grube; Ciaran Devine, Evermore Renewable Energy; Adrian Judge, Evermore Renewable Energy.

Work starts today on an £81m biomass renewable power plant in Derry/Londonderry.

The project is the first investment in Northern Ireland funded by the UK Green Investment Bank via its Foresight managed fund.

The combined heat and power (CHP) plant will generate 15.8 MWe, the equivalent of enough energy to power 25,000 homes and businesses in the area.

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