Work on a conventional energy from waste (EfW) plant in South West England is free to go ahead after the UK's planning inspectorate decided an appeal in favour of the project developers Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) and Hills Group. Through their joint venture, Northacre Renewable Energy Ltd (NREL), the companies had initially received planning permission in 2015 for an "advanced thermal treatment plant" using gasification technology on a site near Westbury with an annual capacity of 160,000 tonnes of residual waste. The partners sought a variance in 2020 to allow a single-line moving grate plant to be built instead. In addition to the change in the technology, the joint venture sought to increase the treatment capacity of their permit to 243,000 tonnes of residual waste per year....
Planning permit granted on appeal for Wiltshire wte plant
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