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Information for Knowsley Business Park

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: North West
Planning Sub-Region: Merseyside
Operator: Energos, part of ENER-G
Capacity: 95,000
Campaign Group(s): Knowsley Village Community Association and Communities Against Toxics Merseyside
Notes: According to a REA presentation in June 2013 the facility is "Unable to achieve financial close due to uncertainty/risk caused by multiple waste supply contracts" [Source]. 95,000 tpa gasification proposal granted planning permission in May 2009 and granted a permit in November 2012 [Source, Source]. Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority had a contract to use the facility [Source]. The technology is the same as that which has failed to work in the Isle of Wight, Dargavel and Iceland - see entry for Dargavel in Dumfriesshire. (Entry updated 2013-09-26)