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Information for Kingmoor Energy Recovery Facility, Kingmoor Park East, Carlisle (CA31)

Status: Potential
Planning Region: North West
Planning Sub-Region: Cumbria
Operator: Fortum Carlisle Limited, Kingmoor Park Properties and Verus Energy Ltd
Capacity: 250,000
Campaign Group(s): Carlisle Residents Against Incinerator (CRAIN) and Carlisle and Eden Green Party and Lowry Hill Residents Association
Notes: Planning application submitted for RDF gasification plant in June 2016 (ref PL\1572\05 and 1/16/9005). Cumbria County Council granted planning permission in October 2016. In November 2017 it was made known that the operator wished to increase the capacity to 250ktpa and change the technology from gasification to moving grate combustion and intended to submit a Section 73 application in Early 2018. Section 73 application to vary the technology etc went live in September 2018 and was approved in January 2019 (ref 1/18/9012). (Entry updated 2019-03-13)