UK bioenergy plant wins approval
By Lindsay Gale08 May 2008
Bedminster International, based in Dublin, has gained planning approval for a £35 million (US$70 million) bioenergy facility to be built at Northwich, UK.
The new facility will be able to process 150,000 tonnes of waste every year, with the biodegradable fraction being separated from the waste stream and used to generate green renewable energy. Bedminster will be partnered in the joint venture by Organic Waste Management, based in Cheshire, UK.In a statement, Bedminster chairman and majority shareholder Bill McCabe said: “This joint venture agreement with Organic Waste Management is Bedminster’s first project in the UK. We are currently exploring a number of other significant opportunities there.”