29 Feb '16, 11am

World’s first bio plant for handling household waste to be built in UK: A world first bio plant for handling u...

It will be the first bio plant in the world to handle unsorted household waste, without prior treatment, using enzymes. The new technology, called REnescience , has been developed by DONG Energy and tested at a demonstration plant in Copenhagen since 2009. Now the world’s first commercial full-scale plant will be built in Northwich, meaning a much larger proportion of UK household waste can be recycled and converted into biogas energy, says DONG Energy . The company will finance, build and operate the plant, which will be operational in 2017. Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman, said: “It’s fantastic to see the world’s first bio plant of this type being built in Northwich, underlining the UK is once again leading the way in renewable energy. This new plant also highlights our commitment to investing in the Northern Powerhouse. “REnescience is a brilliant new ...

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