Attempt to build biodiesel plant in Bristol fails again

Two years after it first applied for planning permission for a biodiesel generator, Plutus Energy once again gets the red card from Bristol City Council

The proposed location was only 200m from a nursery school. Image: GoogleAn attempt to locate 48 biodiesel generators at a Bristol industrial site just 250m from a nursery school has been rejected on appeal by the planning inspectorate.

Plutus Energy has been trying for two years to get permission to build the generation facility which would have delivered 20 megawatts of power for up to 200 hours per year.

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