Brigg Renewable Energy Plant, UK

Brigg Renewable Energy Plant is a 40 MW bioenergy project. It is located in England, UK. The project is currently active. It was developed in a single phase. After the completion of construction, the project was commissioned in May 2016.

Type of project Total capacity (MW) Active capacity (MW) Pipeline capacity (MW) The state of the project Project location Project developer
Biopower 40 40 active England, United Kingdom Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian entrepreneur; Eco2

The description

The project was developed by Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor and Eco2. The project is currently owned by Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust with a 100% stake.

The project provides enough clean energy to power 75,000 homes, offsetting 250,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per year. The cost of the project is $ 231.603 million.

Agricultural by-products and wood by-products are used as raw material to feed the project.

Development status

The project was commissioned in May 2016.

Power purchase contract

The electricity produced by the project is sold to Statkraft under a power purchase agreement for a period of 12 years.

Entrepreneurs involved

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor has been selected to provide EPC services for the bioenergy project.

Alstom Power was selected as the supplier of steam turbines for the project. The company supplied model turbines of geared reaction turbines for the project.

Burmeister & Wain Energy supplied the steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed on site has a capacity of 152TPH. The temperature observed inside the boiler is approximately 539 ° C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 110bar.

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor is the O&M contractor for the project for a period of 15 years.

About Burmeister & Wain Entrepreneur Scandinavian

Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A / S (BWSC), a subsidiary of MESCO Denmark A / S, is an engineering, procurement and subcontracting company that develops, builds, owns and operates motor-driven power plants and boiler. The company also develops, operates and signs contracts for medium to large scale power plants. BWSC manages projects for conventional fossil-fueled power plants, renewable technologies and waste-to-energy. It undertakes activities of project development, plant design, construction, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance and financing. The main activities include the supply of tailor-made power plants, the provision of power plant generation services and investments in power plants. The company is also developing projects for independent electricity producers. BWSC is headquartered in Allerod, Denmark.

About Eco2

Eco2 Ltd (Eco2) is an energy company that develops, finances and operates renewable energy projects in the UK and Europe. The company produces electricity from wind farms. It operates projects in biomass energy, tidal power, wind power and landfill gas. Eco2 projects include Bogenlea Wind Farm, Dummuie Wind Farm, Mains of Hatton Wind Farm, Snetterton Renewable Power Plant, Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm, Green Power Plant from Margam, Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant, Brigg Renewable Energy Plant and others. The company is present in the United Kingdom, Spain and Romania. Eco2 is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, UK.


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