Energy Wednesday 24 August 2016
Residual waste will continue to be sent to the SELCHP energy from waste plant in south London 26 July 2016

Westminster renews trio of contracts with Veolia

Westminster city council has signed three household and commercial waste and recycling contracts with Veolia, worth a total of £71 million, it has been announced today (26 July). The contracts include a 3.5-year deal to manage ...


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Aberdeen city council is to set up an arm's-length energy company 19 August 2016

Arm’s-length Aberdeen firm to manage EfW output


Energy generated by Aberdeen’s proposed waste recovery plant is to be managed by an arm’s-length company wholly owned by the city council. And, the proposed Energy Services Company (ESO) will also handle the output of an ...

The Trident Park facility in Cardiff is among Wales' flagship EfW plants 18 August 2016

Viridor plans to increase capacity of Cardiff EfW


Viridor is considering plans to widen the catchment area and increase the capacity of its Trident Park Energy Facility in Cardiff, in the south east of Wales. The facility, which was built on behalf of the Prosiect Gwyrdd ...

Interserve has announced its exit from the EfW sector 10 August 2016

Interserve to exit EfW market


Construction firm Interserve has announced that it is to pull out of the energy from Waste (EfW) market, due to “unique challenges” in the field. In its half-year financial results, published today (10 August), the ...

Commenters at the debate suggested the UK RDF sector could be relatively unaffected by a Brexit 5 August 2016

Gate fees and exchange rate ‘putting pressure’ on RDF exports


Movement in exchange rates and rising gate fees for the treatment of refuse derived fuel (RDF) may be putting UK-based exporters off the material under financial pressure, senior industry figures have warned. And, a continued ...

Aggregates from incinerator bottom ash being delivered to a concrete mixing plant 2 August 2016

Hampshire urges councils to back IBA recycling appeal


Hampshire county council’s appeal to allow incinerator bottom ash (IBA) in meeting its recycling targets is gaining traction, with a further 21 English disposal authorities so far registering their support. Project Integra...

An artists' impression of Wheelabrator Technologies  energy-from-waste facility at Kemsley in Kent 29 July 2016

Wheelabrator closes on Kemsley EfW facility


Wheelabrator Technologies has announced it has reached financial close on plans for a 550,000 tonnes per year energy-from-waste (EFW) facility at Kemsley in Kent, with construction work due to start next month (August...

Saxlund-edit 26 July 2016

Saxlund selected for Hertfordshire gasification plant


Development of a 96,000 tonnes-per-year capacity waste gasification plant in Hertfordshire is underway - with Saxlund International selected to construct fuel storage bunkers at the facility. The £60 million plant, which will be ...

Energos_Isle_of_Wight_aerial@body 26 July 2016

Isle of Wight remains ‘committed’ to gasification


Isle of Wight council has insisted that plans to develop a 40,000 tonnes-per-year waste gasification plant will not be scrapped - despite sub-contractor Energos entering administration this month. The local authority announced ...

Greatmoor EfW 15 July 2016

FCC’s Greatmoor EfW now fully operational


A new energy from waste facility in Buckinghamshire is now fully operational FCC Environment has announced. The plant, the Greatmoor EfW facility near Aylesbury, was opened to the media yesterday (14 July) to showcase the ...

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