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Energy from Waste plant (FOI)

Energy from Waste plant (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 27 February 2018.



How much energy has the Energy from Waste plant (EFW) produced in 2015, 2016 and 2017?


What is this energy produced the equivalent to?


How much did it cost per annum to run per annum in these three years?


What gets incinerated at the EFW Plant in order to get up to a temperature to produce energy?



2015 = 40.67 GWh

2016 = 45.17 GWh

2017 = 43.78 GWh


This equates to:

2015 = 40,670,000 kWh or (units)

2016 = 45,170,000 kWh or (units)

2017 = 43,780,000 kWh or (units)

We do not hold information regarding the total units of electricity used on the Island however the figures can be found at the following link:

Jersey Electricity: Financial Figures and Reports


2015 = £5,934,140

2016 = £6,344,167

2017 = £6,384,732

These costs include the capital replacement maintenance costs for the respective years.

Ultra-low sulphur (ULS) gas oil is used to get the incinerator up to the required temperature. Once this temperature has been achieved the ULS Gas Oil is switched off and waste from the incinerator bunker is used to raise the steam pressure to the required level for introduction to the turbine to be converted to electrical energy.

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