Runcorn EfW

Runcorn EfW

Viridor operates
over 320 facilities
across the UK.
Search our online
directory to find
address and contact
details for all
our sites.

Runcorn-1.jpg

Runcorn Energy from Waste (EfW) is strategically located near to Liverpool, Cheshire and Greater Manchester to provide a waste solution for the region’s businesses and local authorities. 

It is one of the largest energy recovery facilities currently operating in Europe treating pre-treated Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) produced from non-recyclable wastes. The facility is accessible by both road and rail making it an economic and sustainable solution for its customers. 

The development has been delivered  in two phases, Phase 1 by a Joint Venture comprising Viridor, INOVYN and John Laing, with funding from a combination of public and private finance and Phase 2 by Viridor.  The facility is operated by Viridor.

Runcorn Energy from Waste is a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) facility. It  treats up to 850,000 tonnes of RDF each year and generates up to 70MW of electricity and up to 51 MW of heat for exclusive use by INOVYN. 

By reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill and using it as a resource from which to recover energy, the Runcorn facility helps reduce the UK’s reliance on fossil fuels, improve sustainability and achieve significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, which in turn will reduce the UK’s carbon footprint. 

LATEST NEWS & BLOGS

    
 

LATEST TWEETS

FOLLOW US @ViridorUK

 

We're working w South London Waste Partnership to turn non-recyclable #waste into #energy @CIWM #resourceefficiency… https://t.co/8qUqmqsKoe

Up your step count. Stretch your legs and uncover hidden Taunton @ViridorUK and @SomersetWT #GetWalking #Somerset… https://t.co/Vsy1HjoXwg

Pleased to share that Lakeside #EFW Viridor - Grundon JV has achieved its #zerowaste to #landfill target… https://t.co/ogaZXYLzcz

We’re working to divert the South London Waste Partnership’s household waste away from landfill and generate energy… https://t.co/4SkeKzZAs2