The occasion was marked with a ground-breaking event attended by senior representatives of Peel Ports Group and Certas Energy, who respectively own and will operate the new facility.
“We’re extremely pleased to start the building and construction works,” said Paul Williams, Certas Energy director.
“In line with our strategy to develop a national network of refuelling locations, this is another major milestone in reaching our goal. For Certas Energy this is ‘flagship’ development designed specifically to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding port.
Once completed in early 2017 the new state-of-the-art facility, which is located at the main entrance to the Royal Seaforth Container Terminal and adjacent to the new Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, will allow up to 8 HGVs to refuel simultaneously.
Why diesel needn’t be so dirty
A new report challenges current perceptions on the use of diesel generators in STOR and related capacity market schemes.
Aimed at supporting utilities organisations already participating in, or exploring, demand side response (DSR) initiatives, it sets out the ‘fuel facts’ to support senior decision makers in getting the internal and external buy-in they need to maximise the possible returns from a commercial and CSR perspective.
Read the report at www.certasenergy.co.uk