Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre, Cambridge

1 March, 2017 | 18:30 - 20:00

Venue address:

Lecture Room 6 – Cambridge University Engineering Department
Trumpington Street
Cambridge University
Cambridge CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom
The newly completed energy recovery centre.
The newly completed energy recovery centre.

About this event

The £141m Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre has almost completed its commissioning phase before it begins operation. When operational, it will process 240,000 tonnes of landfill waste per year for Cornwall Council, turning waste left over after recycling into electricity to power the equivalent of 21,000 homes each year as well as heat that could be exported to local businesses.

This presentation chronicles the work undertaken by RPS and their project partners in delivering this vital piece of waste management technology.

The event is organised jointly with the Institution of Structural Engineers – Beds & Adjoining Counties Regional Group.


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Martyn Gallimore

Martyn has more than 35 years' experience in the design and construction of a wide range of building projects. The last 20 years focus has been on industrial and process building projects with considerable exposure to energy and waste sector developments. Martyn is marking examiner for the IStructE chartered membership exam.

Adam Gordon

Adam is a Senior Engineer with 5 years' experience at RPS (Newark), having graduated in 2010 from Cambridge University.

East of England,