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October 2013

Oct
28

EMERALD BIOGAS PLANT NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS ACROSS THE NORTH EAST

 

A new state-of-the-art food waste plant has opened in County Durham, which will serve the north east’s need to recycle food waste and create renewable energy.

Emerald Biogas has announced the completion of its new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, which is now ‘open for business’ and the first facility of its type in the region to begin operating.

The £8m facility, based at Newton Aycliffe Industrial Estate, is the North East’s first commercial food waste facility, and will generate enough energy to power 2,000 homes each year.

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