Renewable-focused investment firm announces new waste-to-energy site in UK

Low Carbon’s Kelvin Energy Recovery Facility will utilise 395,000 tonnes of household and business waste to power up to 70,000 UK homes a year

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A renewable energy-focused investment firm has announced plans to build a new waste-to-energy facility in West Bromwich, UK.

Low Carbon’s 49.9MW Kelvin Energy Recovery Facility will use 395,000 tonnes of household and business waste to power up to 70,000 UK homes a year

The project will be jointly developed and operated by Low Carbon, Verus Energy Limited and Wheelabrator Technologies.

Investment Director at Low Carbon, Noel-Johnson, said: “This facility will harness non-recyclable waste as a sustainable energy resource, creating local jobs and local energy supply for the West Midlands region.”