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Information for Tilbury Green Power Facility, Former Cargill Sweeteners Plant, Tilbury Dock

Status: Potential
Planning Region: East of England
Planning Sub-Region: Essex
Operator: Tilbury Green Energy / Express Energy Holding UK (with the Green Investment Bank and the Ireland Electricity Supply Board as majority shareholders and AET as minority shareholder)
Capacity: 280,000
Campaign Group(s): Biofuelwatch
Notes: It was reported in March 2015 that commisioning was expected in July 2017 [Source]. Planning permission granted for 600ktpa wood burning incinerator in 2009, and extended in August 2015 to allow construction to commence by August 2015 [Source]. Permission to vary to allow 300ktpa of SRF, MSW and C&I to be burned at the incinerator submitted in August 2011 [Source]. Obtained £35m of GIB funding in March 2015 [Source]. (Entry updated 2015-04-30)