Energy Friday 28 July 2017
20 June 2017

Rivenhall EfW gains draft environmental permit

The proposed Rivenhall energy from waste plant in Essex has been issued a draft environmental permit after the developer agreed on a higher chimney stack. And, today (20 June) the Environment Agency issued a consultation on a full...


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27 July 2017

AD biogas ‘can help air quality crisis’


The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and Renewable Energy Association, have called on the government to increase the use of renewable biomethane to fuel vehicles, as part of efforts to tackle air pollution in the UK.

18 July 2017

Geminor in RDF deal for Hull energy plant


Norwegian-owned waste fuels specialist, Geminor, has signed an agreement to be one of the future suppliers of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) to the Energy Works facility in Hull. The Energy Works energy from waste plant is due to ...

Duke 20 June 2017

FCC hails ‘robust’ Kidderminster EfW solution


The official opening of the EnvirRecover energy-from-waste facility near Kidderminster has taken place with it being hailed as a “robust, long term, cost-effective solution”. The description came from Tomás Núñez, Director ...

16 June 2017

RDF exporter secures long-term UK orders from CoGen


A long-term contract estimated to involve up to 1.5 million tonnes of waste as RDF for energy recovery in the UK, has been awarded to the UK subsidiary of Dutch firm N+P. Initially the agreement will involve the contract for the ...

EfW 14 June 2017

Biffa agrees EfW partnership and eyes growth potential


UK waste management giant Biffa plc has announced a partnership with energy from waste specialist Covanta to explore the development of two EfW plants in Cheshire and Leicestershire. The agreement was announced to coincide with ...

12 June 2017

Zero Waste Europe praises MEPs’ stance on EfW subsidies


Moves by the European Commission to end financial support for municipal energy from waste plants have been backed by MEPs in a draft report. The draft document has now been welcomed by environment pressure group Zero Waste Europe ...

7 June 2017

NWH buys DJ Laing’s wood recycling division


Scottish waste management firm NWH Group has bought the wood processing division of DJ Laing Recycling Solutions based in Petterden, Dundee. DJ Laing, one of the pioneers of wood recycling in Scotland in the early 1990s, sold its...

2 June 2017

Renewi secures 20-year contract with FM2


Waste-to-product company, Renewi (formerly Shanks), has secured a 20-year contract to supply refuse derived fuel (RDF) to the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) facility, which is under construction in the UK. Renewi said it will ...

31 May 2017

Isle of Wight drops gasification for moving bed facility


EXCLUSIVE: Waste management contractor Amey and the Isle of Wight council have confirmed that work has started on its new waste treatment facility at Newport with moving bed incineration chosen as the technical solution for the energy plant...