Information for Fife Environmental Energy Park / "Westfield Eco Innovation Park", Former Westfield Opencast Coal Site, Kinglassie, FifeStatus: Potential
Planning Region: Scotland
Planning Sub-Region: Fife
Operator: Westfield Energy Recovery Limited / Brockwell Energy, associated with Hargreaves
Capacity: 250,000 (SRF)
Campaign Group(s): Westfield Action Group and Cardenden Community Council.
Notes: A proposed "conventional combustion plant" to treat 200ktpa of SRF. In October 2017 the Planning Committee voted to approve the scheme (ref 16/03661/EIA) and it was reported in February 2019 that the scheme had been given the "green light" and that construction was expected in Spring 2019 [Source]. It was reported in June 2018 that there were intentions to build a "waste recovery faciliy" at the former Open Cast Coal Mine near Kinglassie [Source]. In June 2019 SEPA received a permit application for the plant (PPC/A/1181922) (Entry updated 2019-11-22)