Biomass Gasification CHP Facility, York

University of York

RPS provided technical advice to support the University of York as they worked to reduce their energy costs.

Acting as Technical Advisors to the client, this facility, which is to be delivered under the NEC form of contract, is approaching the detailed design stage.

As part of The University of York's ongoing commitment to reducing its reliance on spiralling external energy costs, this facility provides the University with 1700 kW of electrical production together with 1600 kW of thermal energy. The energy produced from this facility is to be utilised around the whole University of York Campus via its district heating and HV distribution networks.

As a contributor to reduction in CO2, the Biomass Gasification facility will reduce the University's emissions by between 4,400 and 10,300tpa depending on the final configuration and selection of the plant within this facility. RPS support included Building Services, Process Engineering, Acoustics, Environmental, Architectural and Structural designs.