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Energy News – May 2017

6th June 2017

As part of our continued investment in technology and software within Stobart Energy, a new fleet asset management system has been successfully trialled and is currently being implemented in both the Transport and Products businesses. Freeway will be used to maintain all periodic maintenance and was chosen for its capability to manage the diverse range […]

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Energy News – April 2017

10th May 2017

As you will recall, a few years ago we set ourselves an ambitious target to deliver over 2m tonnes per annum of virgin and waste wood material by 2018. We succeeded in securing long-term supply contracts to deliver on that target. During a recent visit to the North East, we had the opportunity to get […]

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Energy News – March 2017

12th April 2017

New aerial photos of the Widnes processing facility and weighbridge have recently been taken using specialist drone equipment. The dryer, which is located nearby, will soon be going through hot commissioning and our Procurement team has been very busy sourcing a high percentage of the required tonnage for the plant from a number of local […]

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Energy News – February 2017

29th March 2017

Since Stobart Energy commenced fuel supply to the Power Station in Lisahally, Northern Ireland, the material has been transported by various methods, but this is the first time that it has been delivered in our own Stobart biomass vehicles, which arrived at the plant last week. The first to arrive was “Amanda Rebecca” driven by […]

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Energy News – January 2017

Firstly, some introductions… welcome to Adrian Irving who joins Stobart Biomass Transport as General Manager responsible for the management of all transport and fleet operations. Some of you may already know Adrian, as he has worked for Eddie Stobart Logistics for over 19 years as General Manager – which included sub-contracting, international transport and operations. […]

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Energy News – November 2016

8th December 2016

The Stobart wood processing facility at Widnes received its first delivery of wood this week. After several weeks of testing and training, the team were fully prepared to commence with the production of the first batch of material. The first delivery of wood fuel to the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant for commissioning is […]

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Energy News – October 2016

The new wood processing facility in Widnes is taking shape. We have recently taken delivery of some additional equipment to the site including a McCloskey screen (green) and a Warrior power screen (blue) and a new fire engine has been added which will be an essential part of the operation and will allow the team […]

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Energy News – September 2016

11th October 2016

Progress on the new processing facility is on schedule for the wood fuel supply to the Mersey BioEnergy CHP plant and the SBPL dryer at Widnes. Some of the new equipment has now arrived on site and we have recently recruited new members of staff who will be handling the fuel production for delivery to […]

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Energy News – August 2016

9th September 2016

We have recently taken delivery of the first components for the new belt dryer that is being installed at the biomass plant site in Widnes. Stobart Rail is working alongside teams from Swiss Combi and Willems Baling Equipment, the dryer will take the heat from the biomass plant with a forward temperature of 85°C and […]

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Energy News – July 2016

The Estover biomass plant in Speyside has reached the final stages of commissioning and becomes fully operational this month, increasing our annual fuel delivery up to 50,000 tonnes per year. Over the weekend of 13 and 14 August, 14 Stobart Energy employees will undertake the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge – a daunting prospect for even […]

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