Tamar Energy and Low Carbon

Tamar Energy is a renewable energy business with a focus on anaerobic digestion (AD). The company is creating a UK-wide network of AD plants to generate 100MW of renewable energy – enough to power more than 200,000 homes. This ambitious programme is underway with a first wave of plants in Basingstoke, Hampshire; Halstead, Essex; Holbeach, Lincolnshire; and Retford, Nottinghamshire.

AD enables the safe, cost-effective disposal of domestic and commercial organic waste – from sources such as households, restaurants, the food- processing industry and agriculture – with minimal environmental and community impact. Tamar Energy is backed by shareholders that include Low Carbon, The Duchy of Cornwall, Rothschild Investment Trust (RIT) Capital Partners plc, Fajr Capital and Sainsbury’s, which is also their strategic operating partner.