Newry, Ireland
ZeroPoint has provided a biomass gasification solution to Kedco plc, located in Newry, Ireland. Kedco plc focuses on the production of clean energy in the UK and Ireland. The combined heat and power plant utilizes state-of-the-art gasification, high-efficiency engine, and software integration technology to produced renewable heat and power from biomass.

The project is currently in the initial commissioning stage of Phase 1 to produce produce clean electricity and heat from biomass utilizing ZeroPoint and Jenbacher engine technology. Total project capacity is 3.6MWe and 65,500 GJ when Phase II is complete.
Kedco plc's business strategy is to identify, develop, build, own and operate biomass electricity and heat generation plants in the UK and Ireland. These plants will contribute to the need for sustainable energy from renewable resources. The Company possesses significant knowledge of renewable energy markets, advance conversion technologies, biomass and waste fuel sources, project development, project finance and project delivery.
Kedco plc was recently shortlisted at the New Energy Awards for Deal of the Year. The nomination came following their recent funding for the development of a biomass powered Combined Heat and Power project in Newry, Ireland utilizing ZeroPoint technology.
Market Opportunities
Waste Water Treatment Plants
offer a unique opportunity for biomass to energy solutions to utilize sludge as fuel to reduce disposal and feedstock costs. Baseload heat and power can be provided to reduce costs and/or generate revenue. Flared methane can be captured and gas scrubbing costs are lower for economic benefit.
Landfill Gas to Energy Projects
with declining gas production curves possess pre-existing infrastructure including; land, buildings, reciprocating engines, grid connections and power purchase agreements. The life and value of these assets are extended and increased with the ZeroPoint solution. Waste wood streams further enhance project economics at many sites seeking alternative uses for this material.
Remote Power Generation
currently occurs with high cost diesel fuel. The ZeroPoint solution offers an attractive replacement or co-fueling opportunity. This solution is economic without subsidies.