Cork-based bio-science energy company Kedco has been given clearance to commence construction of a €45 million waste-to-energy plant at Enfield in North London. Having recently received clearance from Enfield Council, Kedco is due to commence the 18 months construction project shortly. When completed, the new facility will convert 60,000 tonnes of waste wood a year into energy.
An Irish company listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, Kedco was established in 2005 as an energy group focusing on the production of electricity and heat using clean technologies. Kedco specialises in power generation from biomass fuel sources including agricultural waste.
Kedco currently comprises of two divisions – Kedco Power and Kedco Vudlande. Kedco Power constitutes the principal focus of the group, specialising in electrical power generation from agricultural waste and biomass fuel sources. SIA Vudlande is a Latvian based forestry company that produces biomass and wood products. This division also acts as a backup fuel supply to Kedco biomass plants. Kedco currently has 70 employees in the UK, Ireland and Eastern Europe.