GIB committed GB£47 million of equity to a new GB£107 million Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The facility will be located adjacent to Bombardier’s wing facility in the city’s Harbour Estate. GIB has made its investment in the 14.85 MW plant as part of a joint venture – Full Circle Generation – with developer RiverRidge Energy Limited, Equitix and P3P Partners.
The plant, which will be fuelled by feedstock derived from household and commercial waste, is the largest EfW project to be financed in Northern Ireland. A long-term feedstock contract has been agreed with waste management company Pioneer Fuels and a Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with Bombardier.