Energy from Waste Visit   Fully Booked

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Technical visit
25 April 2024 18:45 - 20:30
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Please note that only 12 places are available.

A few years ago, building work went ahead to create Gloucestershire’s “Energy from Waste” (GEfW) facility next to Junction 12 of the M5. This facility is part of a joint venture between Urbaser and Balfour Beatty (UBB Gloucestershire) to provide a key element of the waste management infrastructure, in line with Gloucestershire’s Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy. It became operational in 2019.


The facility takes waste that would otherwise go to landfill and converts it mainly into electrical energy that goes into the grid system. However, what it can take, how it accumulates it, how it handles it, how it burns it, what it does with residual waste, how it converts the energy released from incineration into electricity, how it prevents noxious emissions, how it works to stop smells spreading from the raw waste, and many other aspects of its design and operation are issues that will be of great interest to engineers. The visit will involve a presentation and a walking tour of some of the facility, and lasts approximately 2 hours. The walking tour takes in the Waste Reception Hall, Waste Bunker, and a view of the waste burning on the grate.


Details about location, travel, reception and dress will be sent to those who book. Please note that only 12 places are available.


Urbaser speaker


Urbaser - UK Gloucestershire Energy from Waste
Javelin Park
Bath Road
GL10 3ET
United Kingdom

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Ed Samuel
United Kingdom
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