Liverpool to build £100m biomass facility

A new biomass terminal is to be built at the Port of Liverpool. The £100 million facility will handle up to three million tonnes of wood pellets a year to supply Drax power station in Yorkshire. The pellets, which will be shipped from North America, are a by-product of the commercial forestry and saw-milling industry. […]

Vestas dumps UK offshore wind factory plan

Danish wind manufacturer Vestas is dropping plans for a wind turbine factory on the Kent coast. The firm had a 12-month option to develop a site at the Port of Sheerness but has decided not to renew it. Vestas said it is still committed to the UK wind market. Juan Araluce, Chief Sales Officer at […]

Liverpool chosen for £300m biomass project

A £300m biomass facility has been targeted to be built in a dock at Liverpool port. British renewable energy firm RES has revealed plans for the project at the Port of Liverpool’s Alexandra Dock. RES would use wood as a fuel source for the plant, as well as potentially waste wood from the surrounding area, […]