Estover manages power station assets on behalf of the owners, providing General Management, Contract Management and Fuel Management with a variety of back-up services such as contact advice and engineering support.
From 2018, the plants Estover has developed will buy about 700,000 tonnes of virgin wood fuel - about 25% of the virgin wood fuel grown in the UK. Estover’s fuel managers source this from a variety of suppliers, including growers, forestry managers, aggregators and the Forestry Commission.
Biomass plant construction takes 24-36 months, and typically involves 300-400 people on site at any one time. Estover’s team manage the construction contractors on behalf of the equity owners, helping the project meet delivery and performance targets.