Author Topic: Maltby pit to close - Alkane to extract mine methane from it  (Read 3534 times)

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newbonic

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Sadly, Hargreaves have announced that Maltby colliery is definitely to shut.

Interestingly it will continue to produce some energy though; as Alkane (of Whitwell biodigester fame!) are going to extract the coal mine methane for a few years, and generate electricity from it.

See www.coalguru.com/other_region/hargreaves_services_confirms_disposal_of_methane_assets_to_alkane_energy_/9931