Huge Teesside renewable energy project shelved

Plans for a huge renewable energy plant in Teesside have been scrapped by Air Products. The US-based company said the Tees Valley energy from waste (EfW) project is no longer in its best interest as additional design and operational challenges would require “significant time and cost to rectify”. It also announced it is exiting the […]

Sainsbury’s to open London hydrogen fuel station

Sainsbury’s is set to become the first supermarket in the UK to have a hydrogen refuelling station for a new generation of environmentally-friendly vehicles. Hydrogen supplier Air Products will install the SmartFuel station at the supermarket giant’s Hendon store in North London by the end of the year. It is part of the London Hydrogen […]

UK Government to save £84m on its energy bill

The UK Government could save £84 million in energy costs in the next 20 years under a new deal signed today. The agreement between the Government Procurement Service (GPS) and Air Products include a 20-year fixed power purchase agreement (PPA) for the firm to supply 37MW of energy. As part of the deal, Air Products […]

UK to have world’s largest renewable energy plant

The UK is set to have the world’s largest renewable energy plant using advanced gasification energy-from-waste (EfW) technology. Air Products today announced plans to build and operate the 50MW capacity Tees Valley plant, which is expected to power around 50,000 homes in the UK. EfW is the process of creating energy from waste in the […]

Huge waste to energy plant could generate hydrogen in future

An energy-to-waste company has received permission to build the first of a series of plants in Stockton on Tees. The advanced gasification energy from waste scheme, will convert household and commercial waste currently going to landfill into renewable power for up to 50,000 homes in the North East. Located at the New Energy and Technology […]