Wheelabrator, an energy from waste specialist has announced they are taking over plans to develop a new energy recovery facility in Skelton Grange.

The site already has planning consent to process 300,000 tonnes, with an application submitted to vary the capacity to 410,000 tonnes. Project completion is planned for mid-2020.

Paul Green, Vice President of business development for Wheelabrator said: “We remain committed to investing in new long-term waste infrastructure in the UK – building and operating new energy-from-waste facilities that divert residential and business waste from landfill and produce renewable baseload energy for the local communities in which we operate.”

Beauparc has signed an agreement to be the sole supplier to the facility. Brian McCabe, Managing Director of Beauparc, said: “We are excited to be the sole fuel supplier and part of this new development that enables us to enhance and expand our activities close to the M62 corridor”.