Energy Sunday 4 October 2015
An artist's impression of the Midlothian EfW plant, due to begin operations in 2018 17 September 2015

FCC gets green light for Midlothian EfW

An energy from waste facility designed to treat up to 195,000 tonnes of waste per year has been unanimously approved by Midlothian council. FCC Environment has been granted planning permission for the estimated £115 million ...


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Gent Fairhead & Co. has applied for a further planning variation on the application it submitted in 2010 29 September 2015

Gent Fairhead seeks further variation for Essex plant


The developer of an estimated 1.4 million tonne capacity energy recovery centre in Essex has applied to change the design and size of its facility, which would include increased throughput of waste-derived fuel. Gent Fairhead &...

An artist's impression of the proposed new Edmonton EfW facility 28 September 2015

Consent order for North London ERF to be submitted


Members of the North London Waste Authority (NLWA) have approved the submission of plans for the replacement energy recovery facility, to be located at the Edmonton EcoPark near Tottenham. On Friday (September 25), the ...

Biffa's proposed Newhurst EfW plant 23 September 2015

UK EfW overcapacity ‘a myth’, claims Biffa report


The prospect of the UK energy from waste (EfW) capacity outstripping the tonnage of residual waste available for treatment is ‘a myth’, according to a report published by waste management firm Biffa, today (September 23). ‘

Peter Simoes, AEB Amsterdam 15 September 2015

AEB: Demand for waste from UK to remain


Amsterdam’s dependence on the UK for residual waste to feed its huge energy from waste plant was highlighted at a morning session at today’s (Septmber 15) RWM event in Birmingham. Peter Simoes of AEB Amsterdam said there was a...

Viridor managers at the graduation ceremony 14 September 2015

News in Brief (14/09/2015)


With news on: Hertfordshire AD achieves PAS 110; government grant for Advanced Plasma Power consortium; Viridor managers graduate; and, changes to Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations

Panellists agreed that demand for RDF from the UK in Europe is beginning to level off 7 September 2015

RDF export begins levelling off


Tonnages of refuse derived fuel (RDF) exported from England and Wales continue to show year-on-year growth, with a record 1,363,809 tonnes sent abroad for energy recovery during the first six months of 2015. However, with just...

ENER-G biogas generation system at North British Distillery 25 August 2015

A guide to financial incentives for AD


Martin Wager, business development manager for ENER-G Combined Power Ltd, explains the financial benefits of anaerobic digestion and the UK government's renewables incentives available to developers. Anaerobic digestion ...

Bales of RDF being loaded at Pembroke Dock for export to Sweden on Saturday (August 8) 11 August 2015

RDF ‘teething problems’ lead to odour at Pembroke Port


Pembrokeshire county council and its contractor Potters Waste Management have apologised to local residents for ‘initial teething problems’ with RDF processing which gave rise to odour issues at Pembroke Port. The first ...

(l-r) Viridor's Derek Edwards and Calyton Sullivan-Webb of Grundon shake on the new contract 7 August 2015

Grundon secures 25-year capacity at Ardley EfW


Grundon Waste Management has secured annual capacity of 50,000 tonnes at the Ardley energy from waste facility in Oxfordshire, under a 25-year agreement with Viridor. The arrangement will enable Grundon to utilise a sixth of the ...

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