Energy Wednesday 4 May 2016
An artist's impression of the proposed £80m EfW plant 27 April 2016

Carlisle EfW proposed as part of Cumbria ‘waste plan’

An energy from waste plant capable of processing up to 225,000 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) per year has been proposed for Carlisle.


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RDF export figures for early 2016 suggest the market is continuing to grow 27 April 2016

RDF exports see strong start to 2016


Exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from the UK have shown a strong start to the year, with more than 600,000 tonnes of material sent to Europe during January and February, the latest provisional Environment Agency data suggests.

Guernsey 20 April 2016

Geminor to transport RDF from Guernsey to Sweden


Norwegian-owned waste fuels specialist Geminor has been selected as the preferred bidder by the States of Guernsey Government for a contract to handle around 25,000 tonnes of residual waste from the island each year from 2018. ...

The Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility can treat up to 214,000 tonnes of waste per year 19 April 2016

Leeds EfW plant completed ahead of schedule


Operations have begun at an energy from waste plant designed to treat up to 214,000 tonnes of household waste generated in Leeds each year. Following a thorough testing phase, construction contractors have completed and handed ...

Viridor 07 19 April 2016

Viridor invests £2 million in Sheffield glass sorting line


Viridor has announced the completion of a £2 million investment in its glass recycling facility in Sheffield, marked with a visit from the MP for Sheffield South East Clive Betts. A total of £6.7m has been invested in the ...

APC residue is the material left over once hazardous pollutants have been removed from the energy from waste process 14 April 2016

Defra urged to set date for APC residue rule change


EXCLUSIVE: Ministers are expected to give a decision next month on when they will scrap rules allowing the landfilling of hazardous waste materials from energy from waste plants. Waste management companies have been allowed to ...

An artist's impression of Peel's 120,000 tonne capacity plasma gasification plant and MRF 12 April 2016

Peel gasification plant under scrutiny in Air Products fallout


A decision on Peel Environmental’s proposed £70 million plasma gasification plant in Nottinghamshire has been delayed, following Air Products’ decision to abandon its plasma facility  last week. Confirmation of whether or ...

RDF export figures for early 2016 suggest the market is continuing to grow 12 April 2016

Probio Energy and Newport Paper agree RDF export deal


Hartlepool-based Probio Energy has struck a three-year deal with waste firm Newport Paper to export 100,000 tonnes of refuse derived fuel (RDF) to Scandinavia for energy and heat generation. Announced today (April 12), the ...

Falbygden biomass plant in Sweden - Falbygens Energis produces 2.4 MWe CHP 8 April 2016

Waste wood market ‘less reliant on Sweden’


Amid concern over Environment Agency plans to impose stricter storage rules, wood recyclers are reporting a more stable spot market for lower grade material and slightly less reliance on biomass export. The waste wood market ...

An aerial view of the Air Products facilities, which could either be sold or scrapped 6 April 2016

Impetus ‘anticipated’ Air Products Teesside exit


Impetus Waste Management has confirmed that its RDF operations will not be affected by Air Products' decision to axe its gasification project in Teesside. The North East waste business was contracted to supply the two 350,000 ...

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