Europe’s largest biomass plant to close

Tilbury’s biomass power station will shut down when its current operational permit expires. Owner RWE has decided not to invest to extend its life

by Simon Inglethorpe
RWE Npower is to close its 750-megawatt Tilbury power plant in the Thames in Essex in October (photograph: Glen, CC by SA 2.0)
RWE Npower is to close its 750-megawatt Tilbury power plant in the Thames in Essex in October (photograph: Glen, CC by SA 2.0)

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