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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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AEB's waste incinerator in Amsterdam. The Netherlands is one of the largest importers of RDF produced in the UK 10 February 2016

Commission looks to ‘even distribution’ for EfW capacity


The European Commission is to look at ways of utilising surplus energy from waste capacity on the continent, in order to end some Member States’ dependence on landfill. If realised, the plans could potentially mean that there is...

FCC Greatmoor-8720 cover 8 February 2016

FCC’s Greatmoor EfW takes first waste load


FCC’s Greatmoor energy from waste plant has taken its first delivery of residual waste and is generating power, the company has announced. The plant – which has the capacity treat up to 300,000 tonnes of residual waste ...

The Energy Works gasification plant in Hull will treat up to 240,000 tonnes of waste per year 3 February 2016

Energy Works Hull EfW granted permit


Energy Works has received a permit to incinerate non-hazardous waste at its proposed 240,000 tonnes-per-year gasification facility in Hull. The CHP-enabled plant, which was first envisaged more than five years ago, is due to begin...

The Trident Park facility in Cardiff is among Wales' flagship EfW plants 3 February 2016

Welsh Environment Bill paves way for EfW limits


The Welsh Assembly has passed legislation that could pave the way for some materials to be banned from treatment via energy from waste (EfW) facilities in the province. Wales’ National Assembly yesterday passed the Environment (...

Veolia submitted plans in 2011 to develop an EfW plant at Hoddesdon - these were then scrapped in 2012. Pictured is an artist's impression of the plant 25 January 2016

Veolia looks again to Hoddesdon for EfW plant


Veolia has submitted initial proposals to Hertfordshire county council for the potential development of a new energy from waste facility to fulfil its £800 million waste contract with the authority, originally signed in 2011. The...

The Eastcroft energy from waste plant in Nottingham treats some 170,000 tonnes of waste per year 21 January 2016

FCC to almost double Eastcroft EfW capacity


FCC Environment is to almost double the capacity of its 170,000 tonnes-per-year Eastcroft energy from waste plant in Nottingham. Under plans agreed unanimously by Nottingham city council yesterday (20 January), an additional 140,...

The Peterborough ERF is the latest of Viridor's energy from waste plants to come online 18 January 2016

Operations begin at £72m Peterborough ERF


A £72 million energy from waste plant designed to handle all of Peterborough’s non-recyclable household waste has officially begun operations. Viridor’s Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility in Fengate will treat up to 85,000...

Food waste increases by around 30% over the Christmas period. 13 January 2016

News in brief (13/01/2016)


With news on: Bulgarian RDF contract; Recoup OPRL announcement; Veolia biomass contract; Biogen Christmas waste processing, and; BPI and Bunzl donate to Carlisle flood appeal.

MVV Devonport will treat around 163,000 tonnes of waste from three Devon councils per year 11 January 2016

Full operations begin at Plymouth CHP plant


A 245,000 tonnes-per-year capacity energy from waste plant designed to treat municipal refuse from across three Devon councils has commenced full operations. MVV Environment’s Devonport Docks facility in Plymouth will process ...

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