E.ON awarded major contract by DS Smith in the UK

Posted March 15, 2019

DS Smith and E.ON have announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent (UK).

The facility will replace the existing CHP and extend E.ON’s partnership at the site with DS Smith for the next 20 years. The facility has been specifically designed to set the standards in efficiency, sustainability and reliability. The new plant will enable a carbon reduction of 36,000 tons per year. This is the equivalent of 30,000 medium-sized cars driving 10,000 kilometers a year.

Once complete, it will have an electrical capacity of 75 megawatt (MW), generating steam and power for DS Smith’s production processes at its flagship Kemsley Mill site. With 830,000 tonnes of paper manufactured at the mill every year, the partnership will further improve resource efficiencies and contribute to DS Smith’s corporate goal of reducing carbon emissions by 30% by 2030.

The program will be one of E.ON’s largest customer solutions projects in more than a decade. E.ON will finance, build and operate the CHP. The two-year construction phase of the CHP plant is due to start this year. The facility is planned for commission in 2021.

E.ON is a leading energy company in Europe.

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable packaging, supported by recycling and papermaking operations.



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