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Utility Week 22nd September 2017

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22 | 22ND - 28TH SEPTEMBER 2017 | UTILITY WEEK Operations & Assets High viz Severn Trent has started operations at its latest green gas plant in Roundhill near Stourbridge, West Midlands. The new facility uses anaerobic digestion to turn food waste that is unfit for human use into clean power. The Roundhill site will be able to recycle almost 50,000 tonnes of packaged and unpackaged food waste each year and will produce enough renewable gas to heat 2,700 homes and enough renewable electricity to power 1,700 homes. The gas is made suitable for domestic use with a process that involves complex engineering tech- niques. First it is "washed" at high pressure, it is then "squashed", or Power of two

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