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Irish energy firm to open biomass plant in Britain

React expects facility to convert enough energy to provide electricity for over 18,000 homes

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
17th April, 2016

Irish energy firm React has opened negotiations to finance a new biomass plant in Derbyshire having received planning permission for the facility from the local council.

React, which is run by chief executive Brendan Madden and finance director Brendan Halpin, expects the facility each year to convert around 80,000 tonnes of construction and demolition (C&D) waste wood into enough energy to provide electricity for over 18,000 homes.

The company said it expects to power the...

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