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UPDATE: The Secretary of State granted development consent for the Riverside Energy Park on 9th April 2020. For further information please refer to the Riverside Energy Park page on the Planning Inspectorate website.

Cory intends to construct Riverside Energy Park on land to the west of our existing facility, which is located on Norman Road in Belvedere. The proposed Energy Park will generate low carbon renewable electricity for the equivalent of c.140,000 homes.

Our proposed integrated Energy Park includes:

  • an Energy Recovery Facility, which processes non-recyclable waste and generates electricity, heat and recyclable ash
  • Battery Storage, to store electricity and release it when it is needed most
  • Anaerobic Digestion, for local food and green waste, from which we can generate compressed natural gas to power vehicles or even more electricity in addition to a certified fertiliser for improving agricultural land
  • Solar Panels, to harness electricity from the sun
  • Combined Heat and Power infrastructure on our site, which will enable the heat generated at the Energy Park to be supplied via a potential district heating network to c. 10,500 local homes and businesses

The proposed Energy Park would supply its power to the electricity network through a buried cable connection to Littlebrook near Dartford.

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