Newbridge Energy Limited EPR Permit Application

Closed 22 Nov 2021

Opened 25 Oct 2021


We've received a variation application to vary an environmental permit from Newbridge Energy Limited under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016.

Application number: PAN-005141/V002

Regulated facility type: Schedule 1, Part 2, Chapter 5, Section 5.1 Part B (a)(v) The incineration in a small waste incineration plant with an aggregate capacity of 50 kg or more per hour of the following waste – wood waste with the exception of wood waste which may contain halogenated organic compounds or heavy metals as a result of treatment with wood preservatives or coatings, Schedule 25A: Medium Combustion Plant and Schedule 25B: Specified Generator

Regulated facility location: Blazers Fuels, Brickfield Lane, Denbigh Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 2TN

Newbridge Energy Limited has submitted a substantial variation to add one new 5.2 MW thermal input combined heat and power biomass boiler fuelled on virgin wood to their existing permit. The Operator is currently permitted to operate one 5.2 MW thermal input combined heat and power biomass boiler fuelled on virgin wood and waste wood. The regulated facility consists of the incineration/combustion process itself and the immediate storage of bottom ash. The regulated facility does not include:

  • Storage, handling and/or pre-treatment of waste wood
  • Any downstream post-treatment of bottom ash

The application contains a description of how the proposed changes may affect the regulated facility; the materials, substances and energy it will use and generate; the source, nature and quantity of its foreseeable emissions and their potential impact, the proposed techniques for preventing, reducing, and monitoring its emissions.

For more information please see hyperlinks below to the Public Register and Public Participation Statement.



  • Denbigh Central
  • Denbigh Lower
  • Denbigh Upper/Henllan
  • Ruthin


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