RWE-powered paper mill in administration

A Fife-based paper mill powered by German energy firm RWE’s plant has gone into administration. RWE opened its new £200 million biomass facility last month and was designed to meet all of the paper maker’s electricity and steam requirements. An RWE spokesperson said: “Our power station at Markinch can run independently of Tullis Russell and […]

Work begins on biomass silos in Scotland

Work has begun on RWE npower renewables’ biomass plant at Markinch, near Fife in Scotland. Work on the three woodchip storage silos started in mid-March and designer and contractor Kirk Environmental says the first silo has almost reached its finished height of 18m above the ground. The plant is run with papermakers Tullis Russell and will replace […]