Project Information
Project description:

Design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) a facility to treat approximately 140 000 tonnes per annum of residual waste at Millerhill in Midlothian. The capability to supply and/or buy back biogas and any associated biofuel, electricity, heat, steam and/or other products will be explored during the procurement process.

It is expected fully financing from bidders and the Councils will consider injecting a limited capital contribution after the construction stage.

Detailed tenders are expected from the four shortlisted bidders by the end of 2012, followed by the choosing of a preferred bidder. Award of the contract is scheduled for 2014, with the project becoming operational in 2017.

Related headlines:
02/04/2012 - Edinburgh waste shortlists four

Type: PPP
Sector: Waste & water
Region: UK - Scotland
Current status: Shortlist - 02/04/2012
Contract Terms
Duration: 25-30 years
Capital value: approx. 500.00m
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: Midlothian Council
City of Edinburgh Council
Public sector contact: Gordon Pollock
Project Manager (Zero Waste: Edinburgh and Midlothian)
Tel: +44 (0)1315 296 276

Duncan Fraser
Communications Manager
Tel: +44 (0)131 529 7856
Private Sector Shortlist
Consortium name: FCC Medio Ambiente
Private sector shareholders: FCC Construction SA - Shareholders
Consortium name: Urbaser
Private sector shareholders: Urbaser - Shareholders
Consortium name: Veolia Environmental Services Aurora
Private sector shareholders: Veolia - Shareholders
Consortium name: Viridor Waste Management Services
Private sector shareholders: Viridor Waste Management - Shareholders

This page was last updated on:
3 April 2012.


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