Energy: Litter power plant jumps hurdles

A five-year saga surrounding attempts to secure consent to a biomass power plant illustrates the difficulties faced by major projects in Northern Ireland.

by Graham Bolton
Energy from waste: the Glenavy plant is expected to generate a third of the non-wind renewable energy for Northern Ireland by 2012 (Image credit: Graham Bolton Planning Partnership)
Energy from waste: the Glenavy plant is expected to generate a third of the non-wind renewable energy for Northern Ireland by 2012 (Image credit: Graham Bolton Planning Partnership)

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