Energy Friday 27 November 2015
Norwich map 23 November 2015

Norfolk council approves RDF export contracts

Norfolk councillors have approved contracts that will see up to 160,000 tonnes per year of the county’s waste processed into refuse derived fuel (RDF) and exported to Germany and the Netherlands. [caption id="attachment_107876" ...


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Hull facility 24 November 2015

Financial deal agreed for Hull gasification plant


The developers of a proposed 240,000 tonne capacity gasification plant in Hull have secured a financial package to finance the construction of the facility after five years of planning. Engineering specialist Spencer Group has ...

Defra has published its RDF definition after a year in development 20 November 2015

Defra publishes RDF definition


An official definition that “clarifies what is expected of waste described as refuse derived fuel (RDF)” has been published by Defra today (November 20). The definition will be trialled with the industry for a six month ...

The Chancellor brought a degree of protection to renewable energy investment 18 November 2015

Rudd policy blow to AD sector


Energy Secretary Amber Rudd today hinted at further de-escalation of renewable subsidies in what could be seen as another blow to the UK’s beleaguered anaerobic digestion (AD) sector. AD operators are already braced for reforms ...

Council map showing proposed network of transfer stations to process waste into RDF 16 November 2015

Norfolk to decide on £68m RDF contracts


Norfolk county council will decide this week (November 20) whether to provisionally award three contracts worth a total of £68 million over four years to process household waste into refuse derived fuel (RDF) for export aboard.

Some material taken from Incinerator Bottom Ash can be used in construction processes 12 November 2015

Incinerator ash classification ‘under review’


The UK government is reviewing whether to count incinerator bottom ash (IBA) usage toward the nation’s overall recycling performance and has asked the European Commission for a ruling. Defra is coming under increasing pressure ...

Turboden_MHI logo 10 November 2015

Power unit selected for £30m Sheffield biomass CHP plant


Energy technology firm Turboden is to supply a 6.5MW power unit for a £30 million waste wood biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant set to be operated by Veolia in Sheffield. Backed by the Green Investment Bank (GIB), ...

Richard Butcher - Stobart Board cropped 9 November 2015

Stobart Energy plots UK wood processing expansion


The increase in biomass plants coming online in next five years alongside long term waste wood supply contracts will help to “bring stability” to the wood recycling market, according to the chief executive of Stobart Energy & ...

An aerial view of the Air Products' TV1 and TV2 facilities in Tees Valley 6 November 2015

Air Products suspends TV2 gasification plant


Air Products has suspended construction of a second gasification plant in Tees Valley in order to prioritise work on its further delayed TV1 facility. Based near Billingham, the Tees Valley 2 (TV2) facility was destined to ...

An Artist's impression of the Full Circle Generation Facility which has achieved financial close. The facility will be located adjacent Bombardier's wing facility in the Harbour Estate. 5 November 2015

GIB commits £47m to Belfast EfW facility


The Green Investment Bank (GIB) is to invest £47 million to finance what has been described as the largest of its kind energy from waste project in Northern Ireland. The facility, capable of processing up to 180,000 tonnes-per-...

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