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Stobart 3 Peaks Challenge

23rd June 2016

On the 13th/14th August, 17 Stobart Biomass employees will undertake the gruelling 3 peaks challenge – a daunting prospect for even the most avid of climbers; completing the tallest peak in each of Scotland, Wales and England in 24 hours. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and Cardiac Risk in the Young (C.R.Y), the demanding […]

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Energy News – June 2016

22nd June 2016

There was an exciting development at the new Templeborough Biomass Plant over the Bank Holiday weekend, when the old bridge was removed and a brand new access bridge was lifted into place across the River Don. This new larger bridge will provide access to our Stobart Biomass vehicles delivering wood fuel supply for the 20 […]

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Energy News – May 2016

9th May 2016

Below is a selection of images taken in the last couple of weeks by our drone, for the purpose of the Annual Report, which is being finalised this week. They show some of the biomass plants currently under construction that we have long-term supply contracts with. By 2018, these plants will need over 2 million tonnes […]

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Energy News – April 2016

14th April 2016

We’re counting down the months to the first take-over date for achieving 2m tonnes pa target of waste wood fuel, with the first power plant coming on-stream at Margam by the end of the year, closely followed by Templeborough and then Widnes in early 2017 and finally Tilbury later in the year. It’s actually less […]

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Energy News – March 2016

10th March 2016

It is only eight months now to the commissioning of the first two large scale biomass plants at Margam, near Port Talbot in South Wales and Widnes in Cheshire and the team is well into the planning and ramp-up phase for both of these and the other projects. New sites for processing and storage have […]

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Energy News – February 2016

5th February 2016

   Commissioning of the new £73m power plant near Craigellachie in Speyside, has just commenced. Developed by Estover Energy, the plant will generate enough power to supply over 20,000 homes as well as the famous Macallan whisky distillery. Stobart Biomass, which has a 12-year contract to supply the fuel once commissioning is complete, made its […]

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Energy News – January 2016

11th January 2016

  During the busy Christmas period, Biomass Transport supported third party hauliers, including Eddie Stobart Logistics, with in excess of 1,000 shifts. With the winter season upon us, the volume of material being transported by ship has also increased and we now have up to three boats per week sailing from Shoreham and Cardiff to […]

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Energy News – December 2015

2nd December 2015

The Wood Fuel team will be exhibiting at the 2016 British Pig & Poultry show. A visit to the Fair is a must for all serious pig, poultry and egg producers looking to grow their businesses. It is a unique chance to compare the latest new equipment and services from over 300 exhibitors, hear from […]

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Energy News – November 2015

25th November 2015

With our continued drive to improve efficiency and minimise the impact on the environment, our processing site at Pollington has been involved in trialling new equipment and methods of processing. The outcome of this is we have selected the Arjes 850 to replace our existing machinery. This has seen an increase in the production of […]

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Energy News – October 2015

31st October 2015

Stobart Energy has signed up to a 14 year index-linked fuel supply agreement to a 40MWe waste wood-fuelled biomass plant at Port Clarence, Teesside. The contract involves the sourcing, processing and supplying of 250,000 tonnes p.a. which equates to delivering 250 truckloads each week to Port Clarence. Commissioning is scheduled for mid-2017 with operations to […]

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