Deeside Energy Recovery Facility (Wheelabrator Parc Adfer)
Posted: December 21, 2016 /
SLR is delighted to learn that Wheelabrator Technologies (Wheelabrator)
has achieved financial close on the North Wales Residual Waste Treatment Project.
SLR’s technical teams have supported Wheelabrator
Technologies bid for the North Wales Residual Waste Treatment Project; a
project that will manage the residual waste arising from households across Conwy County Borough, Denbighshire County,
Flintshire County, Gwynedd and the Isle of Anglesey County over the next
Wheelabrator’s successful planning application was supported
by a comprehensive EIA, managed by Chris Lowden, Technical Director at SLR’s
Nottingham office which addressed an exhaustive range of environmental topics.
The level of detail provided in the Environmental Statement meant that little
further information was needed post submission, save for clarifications.
Since the grant of planning permission, SLR has assisted WTI
in discharging the requirements of planning conditions, alongside making
applications for ‘Non Material Amendments’ as the design of the facility
evolved through the design process. With all conditions now discharged, and
financial close reached, Wheelabrator are able to commence construction of the
The Wheelabrator Parc Adfer energy recovery facility will be able to
process up to 200,000 tonnes per year of residual waste, with the majority
being delivered by the North Wales Residual Waste Treatment Project communities
and the remainder being provided by commercial and industrial waste collectors.
The facility will
generate up to 18.8MW (gross) / 16.6 MW (net) of sustainable electricity to meet the
needs of over 30,000 UK homes and businesses and is capable of providing
valuable steam or heat to local industry and housing.
[Photo credit: Garry Stewart Design Associates (GDSA)]