Biomass Energy Plant, Thetford

Energy Power Resources Ltd

RPS provided a range of services for the development of an innovative new-build, biomass fuelled combined heat and power station.

Our team worked closely with the client, their process engineering team and the Local Authority to submit a planning application for a new 40MW wood burning biomass plant.

The proposed renewable energy plant, on the 8.9ha site, is capable of generating both heat and electrical power for approx 68,500 homes. After significant consultation with all stakeholders our design consultants provided Architectural design & layouts, Earthworks, Drainage and Foundations and External Roads & Pavements.

The plant includes various buildings, housing a number of key processes, including:

A fuel reception

A fuel storage building

A biomass receiving and mixing buildings

A boiler house

A turbine house

An air-cooled condenser

An 80m high flue stack.