North Blyth Biomass Power Station, Northumberland

RES Northern Europe

RPS are currently working with the client and their process engineering team and the Local Authority to achieve planning approval for a c.100MW biomass plant, using up to 900,000 tonnes of fuel.

Our designers have provided concept & feasibility design, Design & Access Statements, Option studies, 3D model, CABE reviews and public exhibition information and materials.

The initial design options for the layout, considered site location, highway access and visual impact. RPS were responsible for:

Liaising with the process designers

Various value engineering exercises to optimise the plant's layout

Road, rail and port links (where appropriate)

Environmental considerations

The undertaking of local, historical, physical context site analyses and photo studies.