Levenseat Renewable Energy’s new Waste Treatment facility reached another milestone with the Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) successfully completing its commissioning phase and has now entered commercial operation.
The new waste treatment facility which is located in Central Scotland is forecast to recycle over a million tonnes of materials over its lifetime, maximising recovery of high value recyclates such as, wood, cardboard, ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, mixed plastics, paper and inerts. The MRF is also configured to produce both a Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) & Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) and will provide a minimum of 100,000 tonnes per annum of high grade RDF as a feedstock for the Levenseat Energy from Waste Plant.
Angus Hamilton, Managing Director of Levenseat Ltd said “We are delighted to have reached this milestone and it is a great achievement for everyone who has been involved. We are proud to have built a plant that sets a new standard in recycling, utilises the latest technology and will recover a high level of recyclates. We now look forward to commencing operations and also to the Power Plant opening early next year.”
Notes to Editor
Levenseat Ltd is a Recycling & Waste Management company based in Central Scotland. With 30 years experience, Levenseat has established a reputation for reliability, accessibility and innovation. We are committed to developing new waste solutions to provide customers with an environmental and economic solution. With the construction of our new Waste Treatment Facility together with our wider established facility, we will be delivering to the market Scotland’s largest integrated facility providing treatment and recovery for a wide range of waste materials.
Levenseat Renewable Energy Limited is an offshoot from Levenseat Ltd. with external investment provided from funds managed by Zouk Capital LLP and Foresight Group LLP (Green Investment Bank) with debt from Investec Bank plc. The Company was established specifically for the development of Energy from Waste and associated infrastructure.
About the project
Total project value: £111m
Total GIB indirect investment: £28.5m equity
Investors: GIB, Zouk Capital, Levenseat Limited
Environmental impact: recovery and recycling of over a million tonnes of materials over its lifetime, reduction in lifetime greenhouse gas emissions of over 1,300,000 tonnes, equivalent to taking over 23,000 cars off the road
Energy generation: 75GWh of electricity produced per year
Feedstock supply: from adjacent MRF facility with capacity to process 215,000 tpa
Developer: Levenseat Renewable Energy Holdings Limited
EPC Contractor: M+W Group
Technology Provider, O&M Operator: Outotec Energy Products