Buckinghamshire, UK

Energy from Waste

Throughput

300,000 t/a

Energy recovered

electricity

Thermal energy

1 x 101.7 MWth

The Greatmoore EfW plant thermally treats 300,000 tonnes of municipal waste a year – all in a single line. This guarantees a high level of availability, which is crucially important to the waste treatment process. With net efficiency of more than 25%, the plant generates 27.7 MW of electricity, enough to supply around 36,000 homes.

Facts

  • Type of system: air-cooled HZI reciprocating grate
  • Fuel: municipal and industrial waste
  • Calorific value: 9.8 MJ/kg
  • Number of lines: one
  • Boiler design: five-pass boiler
  • Flue gas treatment: SNCR, HZI SemiDry system

Client

  • FCC UK

Commencement of operation

  • 2015

Components supplied by HZI

  • general contractor for the entire plant, including construction work