Amount of homes powered by our gas this year


Total amount of green energy produced (kW)


Amount of homes powered by our electricity this year

Key areas we can help:

Feasibility and Funding

AD Construction and Commissioning

AD Plant Operation and Management

Feedstock and Digestate Management

Sustainability Management and Support Payments

Environmental and Health & Safety Management

Planning and Community

Support and Back Office Services

As well as running our own plants, we work with anaerobic digestion (AD) sites that sit outside of our portfolio. This has made us even more aware of how valuable our experience in running successful plants is to the renewable energy market. Throughout 2021, we’ll be sharing news and updates about our latest partnerships and how your business can tap into the future of AD. In the meantime, if you are looking to increase the efficiency of your AD facility or are looking at the feasibility of a new facility, we welcome the opportunity to help you.

AD for Corporates
Existing AD Turnaround

Achieving your Net Zero Goals

We are extremely excited about the future and we are looking forward to combining our skills and experience to fight against climate change. We want to help develop your Net Zero strategy by demonstrating how AD can be a fundamental solution in achieving your targets.

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Gorst Energy: How We’re Helping to Power Exeter and East Devon

We have a plant on the outskirts of Exeter, in Clyst St Mary; Gorst Energy. Gorst is essential in Exeter’s journey towards a more local circular economy. We provide a sustainable solution that supports Exeter’s local businesses and powers our communities. This plant currently provides enough renewable gas to power 2,389 homes and renewable electricity to power 934 homes. This makes us one of the biggest renewable energy generators in the city of Exeter, something we are very proud of.

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Latest News

Gorst Energy Update

November 12th, 2021|

In September 2021, Gorst Energy – our Anaerobic Digestion facility located in Clyst St Mary, near Exeter – submitted a planning application to the Local Planning Authority (reference PP-10160750) which sought to increase the tonnage and variety of feedstocks we are able to process. The aim is to increase the renewable gas and electricity generation which is provided to the local network serving Exeter and East Devon. Since its submission, we have [...]

Helping local businesses convert apples into energy

November 8th, 2021|

Helping local businesses with their sustainable practices is one of our favourite parts of the work we do here at Ixora. We particularly enjoy working with local brewers and larger organisations to help improve their organic waste streams. Recently, we have been working alongside the Devonshire craft cider press, Sandford Orchards, to convert their apple pomace into green energy. The energy produced with each delivery will help power 97 homes with green [...]

An interview with our feedstock provider – Troy Stuart

November 1st, 2021|

It was great to speak to Troy Stuart about the relationship between his company, Stuart Partners Ltd, and our plant, Gorst Energy. Our feedstock providers are an integral part of the anaerobic digestion (AD) process. With their ongoing supply and support, we are currently powering 2,389 homes with renewable gas and 934 homes with renewable electricity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpzEDdIH6es&t=5s

Renewable Energy Feature on BBC Radio Devon

October 20th, 2021|

Mark Voss, Operations Director for Gorst Energy, was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Devon regarding the renewable energy created at our plant for the city of Exeter. Click here to listen to his extract from 11am.

Mini Digesters

October 13th, 2021|

A significant element of Ixora’s growth as a green energy company has been our investment in innovation. As part of work to find more streamlined and sustainable ways to produce green gas, we have set up several ‘mini’ anaerobic digesters. If you’ve ever seen an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, you may know that the digesters are gigantic tanks with domes on which work 24/7 to turn organic waste into [...]

Green Business of the Year

September 22nd, 2021|

We are excited to announce that we have been shortlisted for Business Leader’s Green Business of the Year award. We are grateful that our work in sustainability is being recognised. What is anaerobic digestion? Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a method of producing renewable energy from the ‘digestion’ of blended ‘feedstock’ materials. These feedstocks will typically be taken from sources including livestock waste products, energy crops, and residues and wastes from food production. [...]

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