Energy Tuesday 7 July 2015
viridor_lakeside 1 July 2015

Airports Commission recommends moving Lakeside EfW

A scheme to construct a third runway at Heathrow Airport – which would require the “removal and replacement” of the Lakeside energy from waste (EfW) plant and surrounding recycling facilities – has been recommended for government ...


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RDF baled 6 July 2015

RDF export ‘may become as expensive as landfill’


The UK refuse derived fuel (RDF) market is beginning to level off as export routes “become as expensive as English landfills”, according to the findings of an Environment Agency report published today (July 6). The 47-page...

Trident Park Cardiff 23 June 2015

First Minister opens Trident Park EfW plant


VIDEO REPORT: The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has officially opened the Trident Park energy recovery plant in Cardiff which has been developed by Viridor for a group of five local authorities.

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Eunomia urges caution over EfW investment


Waste consultancy Eunomia has reiterated its claim that the UK is on course to exceed its requirement for residual waste treatment capacity – noting that the country could be just three years away from overcapacity. Eunomia’s ...

Artist's impression of Viridor's proposed Beddington ERF 18 June 2015

Viridor to start construction of Beddington EfW


Viridor is to begin construction of its £200 million energy from waste plant in south London next month. The waste firm, which plans to build the 300,000 tonnes-per-year capacity plant in Beddington, was issued a Notice to ...

Aerial image of the Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 facility 18 June 2015

News in brief (18/06/15)


With news on; Shanks launches corporate targets; Southern Plastics Recycling fined; MEL signs Ferrybridge PPA contract; ZWS circular economy carbon report, and; Simply Cups expands material range   ...

At the opening were: (l-r) Colin Drummond, Ian McAulay and the Duke of Gloucester 15 June 2015

Royal opening for Viridor’s Ardley EfW plant


Viridor’s energy-from-waste incinerator at Ardley in Oxfordshire was officially opened last Thursday (June 11) by His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester. The £205 million, 26 megawatt facility is already helping to process ...

Strong demand from Europe for RDF makes EfW treatment for plastics more financially viable, FCC has claimed 15 June 2015

UK RDF export industry group formed


An RDF Export Industry Group featuring a number of leading waste operators has been formed to ‘explore and address issues surrounding RDF export from the UK’, it was announced today (June 15). Members of the working group ...

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Green light for £65m Barnsley waste wood to energy plant


Peel Environmental’s plans to develop a £65 million waste wood gasification facility on a former coal mine in Yorkshire have been given planning permission by Barnsley metropolitan borough council. Members of the council’s ...

Boomeco RDF bales awaiting export at Avonmouth 5 June 2015

Bristol to join North Somerset RDF deal with Boomeco


Bristol city council has agreed plans to join North Somerset’s existing contract with Gloucestershire-based Boomeco to process household waste into refuse derived fuel (RDF) for export to Sweden. Bristol’s cabinet this ...

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