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 David Napier.

Construction of the HAAS Wood Processing Facility at Tilbury 1 is well underway with around 35% of the mechanical plant now installed into the building. Soon after, the electrical and control system installation will take place and with this being the complicated phase, it is likely to take some time. The final stage will be the installation of the fire detection and protection systems. The plant will be due to receive waste wood material by July this year.

Across at Tilbury 2, Stobart Rail recently handed over the site to Stobart Energy after the final areas of concrete and fencing were installed. As with all works of this scale, there are a few items yet to be completed but the site is now a new key asset for the business.

Stobart Biomass Transport operations staff have also joined the team at Tilbury 2 having relocated their operations from Aveley and Sittingbourne, so they are now operating the fleet for the South East from Tilbury. The first 1,300 tonnes of waste wood were delivered in January to the site for chipping before being delivered to Tilbury Green Power Plant as fuel for commissioning.