SGN Commercial Services has been awarded a position on an eight-year framework to design, construct, operate and maintain biogas processing installations at Thames Water’s wastewater treatment facilities, with an estimated contract value of £70M.
Thames Water is an early adopter of gas-to-grid technology. The water company now has plans to increase its gas-to-grid installations and has selected SGN Commercial Services to work alongside it on these projects.
SGN’s network aims to increase its biomethane injection into the grid to deliver an increase in renewable energy from approximately 200,000 to 450,000 homes by the end of GD2.
The initial project in collaboration with Thames Water is located at its Deephams sewage treatment site in Edmonton, North London. Sewage will be used to create biomethane as a heat and power alternative, which will help offset more than 8,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere each year.
It will see the implementation of biogas upgrading and grid entry equipment to enable biomethane injection into the local gas pipeline infrastructure.
The implementation phase at Deephams began earlier this year and is expected to be completed by March 2022.