Firefighters will stay at Tilbury power station for next couple of days

Around 30-35 firefighters are still working on the damaged npower biomass plant at Tilbury and expect to remain in place over the next few days. A fire broke out in two fuel hoppers at the power station on Monday morning. The two fuel storage areas affected, units 9 and 10, are still being emptied of […]

Npower bids to ramp up biomass at Tilbury

RWE npower has applied to the Environment Agency for permission to increase the use of biomass as a fuel at Tilbury Power Station. Tilbury station manager Nigel Staves said: “Our permit to operate the power station already allows us to use some biomass in place of coal and we are applying for a licence variation […]