Introduction to Energy from Waste: the new power station

Online event
Monday, 23 November 2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Gillian Sinclair, Head of Development, Energy Division, FCC Environment
  • Property webinar

In this IIL property webinar, Gillian Sinclair discussed the Energy from Waste (EFW) market and the associated risks in construction and operations.

The presentation set out the purpose of an Energy from Waste facility and give an overview of the EFW sector in the UK, including how the process works.

It explained that the facility should be viewed as a power station and will provide an overview of the business model and revenue streams – contracted/uncontracted waste and electricity generation.

Also discussed was the plant development cycle, planning and site selection (avoiding flood exposed locations), highlighting property risk factors – good power station design, technology selection, commissioning, maintenance planning, operator training, relationships with original equipment manufacturers and fire protection design considering waste streams.

By the end of this webinar members would have gained an insight into:

  • Energy from waste plants as power stations
  • The difficulties in delivering new plants vs the need for infrastructure
  • An understanding of risk reduction through the construction and operational phases

  • Online event

Booking information:

You will be sent a confirmation email shortly after booking. If you have not received this within one hour, please contact Patricia Pedraza (020 7397 3911).

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