Helping Scotland achieve its waste and CO2 reduction targets.

About Earls Gate Energy Centre

The Earls Gate Energy Centre (EGEC) is an Energy-from-Waste Facility (EfW), jointly owned by Brockwell Energy, Covanta and Green Investment Group, in Grangemouth, Scotland. 

The EfW at Earls Gate will be a fully integrated heat and power facility that will provide all the energy needs of CalaChem Ltd in its production of fine chemicals. 

The EfW retains sufficient capacity to produce additional electricity, steam and/or hot water for businesses, industry and residential purposes.

It can process up to 216,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial pre-sorted waste every year, export more than 33MW of heat to CalaChem for industrial use and produce more than 22MW of electricity.

Benefits of Earls Gate Energy Centre

  • Measurable contributions towards The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by 2030.
  • Recovery of up to 54,000 tonnes of recyclable materials comprising:
    • 48,000 tonnes per annum of mineral aggregates
    • 3,000 tonnes of ferrous metals
    • 3,000 tonnes of non-ferrous precious metals
  • Low-cost energy production and displacement of fossil fuels.
  • Production of 77% of electricity from renewable biogenic materials.
  • Treatment of 216,000 tonnes of municipal and other waste every year.
  • Diversion of 210,000 tonnes of waste from landfill every year, reducing the impacts of pollution, odour emissions, and soil and water contamination.
  • Raised awareness of and improvement in climate change mitigation through renewable energy.