Energy Friday 27 March 2015
An artist's impression of the Tilbury Green Power biomass and EfW facility, which will begin operations in early 2017 25 March 2015

Tilbury biomass plant gets £70m funding boost

A long-anticipated biomass and energy from waste facility at Tilbury Docks has received a joint £70 million cash injection from The Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB). The funding, which ...


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(l-r) Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP; Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Environment; Caroline Flint, Shadow Secretary for Energy & Climate Change, and; Ed Davey; Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change 24 March 2015

MP debate paints uncertain future for Defra


The future of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) looked uncertain last night as MPs from four political parties outlined their vision for a ‘greener’ government at a debate in London. Secretary of...

Dr Dominic Hogg from Eunomia claims there is a 'flaw' in the GIB's investment appraisal approach 24 March 2015

GIB ‘failing’ to follow waste hierarchy


The Green Investment Bank is ‘failing’ to follow the waste hierarchy when investing in the waste sector, consultancy Eunomia has claimed. A review of the projects funded by the bank since it was created in 2012 published by ...

Runcorn EfW construction 23 March 2015

Viridor recycling earnings ‘lower than expected’


Pennon Group – the parent company of waste and recycling firm Viridor - today (March 23) reported lower earnings from recycling than expected in 2014/15 in its pre-close trading statement for the year. The firm said current ...

Artist's impression of the Levenseat EfW plant and MRF 23 March 2015

Scotland set for ‘first-of-kind’ £111m waste plant


A £111 million ‘first-of-kind’ waste plant is set to be built in Forth by Lanark, Scotland, following investment from the Green Investment Bank (GIB). The Bank, Foresight Group and Zouk Capital today (March 23) announced ...

ESA portraits 19 March 2015

Waste industry welcomes extra funding to tackle crime


Members of the waste industry have unanimously welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s pledge to provide extra funding for the Environment Agency to tackle waste crime. The funding, which was announced in the Chancellor’s spring ...

Artist's impression of Viridor's proposed Beddington ERF 16 March 2015

Court rejects Beddington EfW appeal application


A legal challenge against Viridor’s proposed £200 million energy from waste plant in South London has been rejected by the Court of Appeal. Protest group Stop the South London Incinerator brought its case against the London ...

The new container line from KME 9 March 2015

Plant and technology news round-up 09/03/15


With news on a Cross WRAP bale opener for SRF; swissRTec delamination milling machine for shredder residue; slow speed Doppstadt shredder; KME container sort line; and, Lexus plastics recycling technology grant. ...

The report forecasts that the AD sector will play a valuable role in the UK's  bioeconomy 6 March 2015

AD operators ‘could aid’ food waste collection costs


Anaerobic digestion operators may need to contribute to food waste collection costs to ensure the future supply of ‘quality’ feedstock, a cross-departmental government working group has suggested. The findings are part of the ...

York city, North Yorkshire and AmeyCespa delegates break ground for the Allerton Park facility 3 March 2015

Work starts on Allerton Park EfW facility


Construction work has this week (March 2) started on North Yorkshire and York councils’ long delayed Allerton Park energy-from-waste (EfW) facility near Knaresborough. The facility will have the capacity to process around 320,...

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