Generating green electrical energy for South Downs
The Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility processes about half the household waste in the South Downs area. That’s approximately 210,000 tonnes of waste per year. The facility converts waste unsuitable for recycling into over 19. megawatts of electrical energy - enough power to supply 25,000 homes The electricity produced is then supplied to the National Grid. The Energy Recovery Facility is the first facility of its kind to be built in the South Downs area and is designed to make it a cleaner and greener place to live.