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Information for Storeys Bar Road, Fengate, Peterborough

Status: Potential
Planning Region: East of England
Planning Sub-Region: Cambridgeshire
Operator: Peterborough Renewable Energy Ltd (PREL)
Capacity: 650,000
Campaign Group(s): Contact to be put in touch with those opposing this development.
Notes: David Milliband approved "Energy Park" on 4th November 2009 [Source]. According to the planning statement "approximately 540,000 tonnes of material will be fed through the combustion process at maximum operating conditions" [Source]. A non-material amendment was submitted in relation to access in November 2014 (ref 14/02058/NONMAT). In March 2018 it was reported that: "In October 2017, KNM Group awarded US$454 million engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) contract to China Western Power Industrial Co Ltd (CWPI) for the project" and that "Construction activities are expected to commence in 2018, and are expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2021." [Source]. In July 2019 three planning conditions were discharged in relation to this proposal [Ref: 19/00467/DISCHG]. In January 2020 Peterborough Council stated that: "Planning permission 08/01081/ELE was acknowledged on 24 September 2014 as having been implemented. More recently, the proposal was subject to an amendment (ref. 18/01259/DISCHG permitted 10 May 2019) which required a number of other conditions to be re-discharged. These have now been discharged, and the amended scheme can be constructed." (Entry updated 2020-02-03)

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