Key Facts

  • Business: Renewable energy through anaerobic digestion
  • Launch: February 2012
  • Shareholders: RIT Capital Partners plc, Fajr Capital, Duchy of Cornwall, Lord Rothschild’s Family Interests, Sainsbury’s, Ludgate Environment Fund and others
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
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Tamar Energy

Established in 2012, Tamar Energy transforms organic waste into renewable energy. The company design, build and operate anaerobic digestion plants to provide cost-effective and sustainable food waste management solutions.

Recognised as the “Renewable Energy Company of the Year 2014” in the UK, Tamar Energy is backed by a diverse group of international investors and has quickly grown to become a leading UK anaerobic digestion developer.

The company currently has an award-winning network of eleven food and green waste treatment facilities around the UK. Tamar Energy’s existing five plant 11 MW AD network has the capacity to treat 250,000 tonnes of organic waste per annum:

  • Holbeach (1.5 MW)
  • Basingstoke (1.5 MW)
  • Retford (3 MW)
  • Halstead (2 MW)
  • Hoddesdon (3 MW)