Ecotricity green energy mill to power local Somerset homes

English green energy company, Ecotricity, is planning to develop a green gas mill to generate gas to power up to 2,500 homes, in Somerset, UK.

The new green energy site in Somerset is the company's third green gas mill project, with the first launched in Gloucestershire in April and the second announced in Hampshire recently.
Designed to power up to 2,500 homes, the 3MW thermal plant will feature anaerobic digestion (AD) technology which will help in generating of green gas or biomethane from grass to replace fossil fuel for the national grid.

The company is also planning to unveil its fourth green gas mill before the end of the year.

BusinessGreen cited an Ecotricity spokesperson as saying that the company is planning to commence construction of the mill in the second half of next year.

The mill will source grass from the nearby non-food producing land.

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