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Information for Unit 7, Northedge Business Park, Alfreton Road

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: East Midlands
Planning Sub-Region: Derby
Operator: Envirofusion Ltd
Capacity: 5,000
Campaign Group(s): Oppose the Alfreton Road Incineratorand Derby FoE and Sinfin and Spondon Against INcineration (SSAIN) [Also see Simon’s blog]
Notes: In September 2018 it was announced by local campaigners that Envirofusion had given up on this project [Source]. In October 2016 a planning application was submitted for "Temporary consent (18 months) for...a pyrothermic [converter] utilising RDF" (ref 10/16/01241). According to the Planning Statement, the facility will be dismantled following 12 months of trials. The project was announced in May 2013, with the company being established in 2012 [Source]. The developer describes the process as "Advanced Thermal Treatment", and the technology could be a form of pyrolysis/gasification hybrid. In October 2017 planning permission was granted [Source, Source]. (Entry updated 2018-09-13)