Information for Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP), Lostock Works Site, Griffiths Road, Lostock Gralam, NorthwichStatus: Potential
Planning Region: North West
Planning Sub-Region: Cheshire
Operator: Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant Ltd and Tata Chemicals Europe Limited
Campaign Group(s): CHeshire Anti-Incinerator Network (CHAIN) and Breathe Clean Air Group (BCAG)
Notes: In March 2019 it was reported that the facility had reached financial close in a deal where Copehenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) would own 60% and FCC 40% and that the facility was scheduled to begin operations in Autumn 2023 [source]. Planning permission granted by DECC in October 2012 [Source, DECC project page]. Cheshire Proposal for a "power generating station" to manage "pre-treated municipal solid waste ("MSW"); commercial and industrial ("C&I") waste; solid recovered fuel ("SRF"); and biomass" [Source (PDF)]. Permit granted January 2014 [Source]. In April 2017 it was reported that Tata were undertaking the discharge of planning conditions [Source] and in October 2017 it was reported that clearing work had begun on the site [Source]. In August 2018 it was reported that Tata was applying for a variation to BEIS to increase gross electrical output from 60MW to 90MW. (Entry updated 2019-07-18)
Waste management for England 2018: Non-operational (Environment Agency)
Uses data from Waste Data Interrogator 2018 - 2018 Waste Summary Tables for England - Version 2 released by the Environment Agency under the Open Government License
|Permit||Operator Name||Site Name||Site Address||Former Planning Region||Former Planning Sub-Region||EA Area||Type||Permitted Capacity (tonnes)||Comment|
|WP3934AK||Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant Limited||Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant||Lostock Substainable Energy Plant,Lostock Graham,NORTHWICH,Cheshire CW9 7NU||North West||Cheshire||Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire||Municipal and/or Industrial & Commercial||600,000||Permitted 2013|
Entry on WikiWaste:https://wikiwaste.org.uk/index.php?title=Lostock_Sustainable_Energy_Plant
Planning Consent files:71-PlanningConsent-2012.pdf
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