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Information for NESS Energy Project, Greenbank Crescent, East Tullos

Status: Potential
Planning Region: Scotland
Planning Sub-Region: Aberdeen
Operator: NESS Energy / Joint project between Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire and Moray Councils involving Acciona and Indaver
Capacity: 150,000
Campaign Group(s): Concerns have been raised by Torry Community Council, Kincorth and Leggart Community Council and Nigg Community Council. Contact coordinator@ukwin.org.uk to be put in touch with those opposing this development.
Notes: Aberdeen City Council granted planning consent in October 2016 (P160276). It was reported in August 2019 that the 156m GBP contract to build the incinerator was awarded to a consortium led by Acciona and that the plant is due to operational by August 2022 and would be operated by Indaver [Source, Source], and in October 2019 it was reported that preparatory work had begun [Source]. In October 2019 SEPA received a permit application for this facility [SEPA Permit Page for permit application PPC/A/1186430]. (Entry updated 2020-03-25)

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Entry on WikiWaste:

https://wikiwaste.org.uk/index.php?title=NESS_Energy_Project_Residual_Waste_Treatment

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Please be aware: There is always room for improvement, so please send updates to coordinator@ukwin.org.uk. Existing Incinerator means a facility that is operational or under construction/commissioning. A Potential Incinerator is a facility where there is a proposal for an incinerator (e.g. planning application or planning consent) or other reason to believe an incinerator might be built/proposed in the future. A Prevented Incinerator is something which used to be a proposal or expected incinerator which we do not believe is currently being progressed (e.g. because the project was cancelled, planning permission refused, or years have gone by since the permission was granted without any progress) - in some cases a facility marked as prevented is being progressed without us being aware or is subsequently revived. Capacity is usually the permitted or maximum advertised capacity of the facility.