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Information for Richmond Hill, Douglas

Status: Existing
Planning Region: Isle of Man
Planning Sub-Region: Isle of Man
Operator: Suez Environment (formerly SITA) [See annual report]
Capacity: 60,000
Campaign Group(s): Contact coordinator@ukwin.org.uk to be put in touch with those opposing this development.
Notes: Building completed in 2004. It was reported in September 2013 that: "Central government is withdrawing the subsidy for using the Energy from Waste plant and the bill is being picked up by ratepayers, increasing every year from £57.35 per tonne in April this year [2013] to £161.35 per tonne by 2018" [Source]. It was reported in January 2020 that the 3% rate rise owas due in part to "gate fees at the incinerator" [Source]. Tonnes burned: 56,129.9 (2006); 57,226.4 (2007); 55,051.3 (2008); 53,619.1 (2009); 52,847.7 (2010); 49,049(2014); 47,622 (2015); 49,961 (2016); 50,476 (2017); 50,120 (2018). (Entry updated 2020-02-03)

Annual Performance Report files:

46-AnnualPerformanceReport-2018.pdf

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Please be aware: There is always room for improvement, so please send updates to coordinator@ukwin.org.uk. Existing Incinerator means a facility that is operational or under construction/commissioning. A Potential Incinerator is a facility where there is a proposal for an incinerator (e.g. planning application or planning consent) or other reason to believe an incinerator might be built/proposed in the future. A Prevented Incinerator is something which used to be a proposal or expected incinerator which we do not believe is currently being progressed (e.g. because the project was cancelled, planning permission refused, or years have gone by since the permission was granted without any progress) - in some cases a facility marked as prevented is being progressed without us being aware or is subsequently revived. Capacity is usually the permitted or maximum advertised capacity of the facility.