Planning permission granted for £300 million Teesside waste to energy facility


  • The waste-to-energy facility, a joint venture led by Low Carbon Ltd and PMAC Energy Ltd, when complete will export up to 49.9MW of low-carbon electricity to the grid, enough to power 100,000 homes


  • Hundreds of local jobs to be created to support the UK’s net-zero ambition


Low Carbon, in partnership with PMAC Energy, announced today that planning consent has been granted for its state-of-the-art waste to energy facility: the Redcar Energy Centre.


Tesco and Low Carbon Announce Major New Sustainable Energy Project with the Creation of Three New Solar Farms by 2021


13 November 2020 – Tesco has announced a major new green electricity project that will see it sourcing renewable energy from three solar farms.

The project, in partnership with renewable energy investor, Low Carbon, will see the creation of three solar farms in Essex, Anglesey and Oxfordshire. The solar farms will generate up to 130GWh of energy per year, enough to power 44,828 three-bedroom homes, helping Tesco procure renewable energy with additionality for the grid. The work is part of the retailer’s commitment to use 100 per cent renewable electricity across the Tesco Group by 2030* and will save 30,308 tonnes of CO2 per year, the equivalent of taking 14,457 cars off the road.