Energy Sunday 1 March 2015
Set to open in July, the Shanks facility includes a mechanical biological treatment (MBT) and anaerobic digestion (AD) plant 27 February 2015

Shanks accepts first waste load at Rotherham plant

Shanks Group has accepted the first delivery of waste for treatment at its 265,000 tonnes-per-year capacity waste recovery facility in Manvers, Rotherham. The facility, which has been developed in partnership with Scottish and ...


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(l-r) Mike Robinson, AWM marketing manager,  Elizabeth Truss MP, Andrea Jenkyns, Conservative Party candidate for Morley and Outwood, and children from Stanningley Primary School 27 February 2015

News in brief


With news on; Secretary of State for Environment Elizabeth Truss visits AWM; REACT Energy withdraws biomass application; Viridor wins waste wood contract; Perthshire waste operator gets community order, and; Shanks achieves financial closure

Close up artist impression of the K3 CHP facility - October 2014 26 February 2015

Wheelabrator EfW wins ‘contract for difference’ in DECC auction


Wheelabrator Technologies’ proposed energy from waste facility in Kent has been awarded a ‘contract for difference’ by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) today (February 26). It is one of ...

The AD plant at Lowbrook Farm in Dorset 24 February 2015

Dorset AD operator prosecuted over toxic gas death


A Dorset farm owner and his two businesses are facing costs totalling £135,000 following the death in 2009 of a 29-year-old worker who was exposed to toxic gases during the maintenance of an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at the farm.

An artist's impression of BlueMAC's new offices 23 February 2015

News in brief


With news on: GIB renewable energy fund; Shanks signs Netherlands hospitality contract; Neales wins Blackpool Pleasure Beach contract; Yorkshire landfill operator admits offences, and; BlueMAC Manufacturing reports growth  

Plymouth biomass plant - RightMove sale listing - cropped 17 February 2015

Uncertainty surrounds Plymouth waste wood energy plant


The future operation of a 40,000 tonnes-per-year capacity waste wood to energy plant in Roborough, Plymouth is unclear more than two years after it was originally set to open. The £16 million plant, by ‘Special Purpose Vehicle...

Norfolk EfW 11 February 2015

Planning inquiry found in favour of Norfolk EfW


Eric Pickles was advised to rule in favour of plans to build a now-aborted energy from waste plant in King’s Lynn, planning documents released today (February 11) have revealed. The revelation has led to accusations that a ‘...

An artist's impression of the proposed Allerton Park EfW 11 February 2015

GDF Suez to buy energy from Allerton EfW plant


AmeyCespa has signed a power purchase agreement with energy firm GDF SUEZ for the output from its Allerton Waste Recovery Park energy-from-waste plant in North Yorkshire, it has been announced today (February 11). Under the ...

30,000 tonnes of waste collected in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion each year will be processed into RDF and exported to Sweden for energy recovery 6 February 2015

West Wales councils sign £48 million RDF deal


Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire county councils have agreed a joint deal worth £48 million to process 30,000 tonnes per year of residual waste into refuse derived fuel (RDF) for export to Sweden. The 15-year contract with Welshpool-...

Preliminary results of the PHE study have yet to be submitted for peer review 2 February 2015

Incinerator health study reaffirmed for 2015 publication


Public Health England today (February 2) reaffirmed that a study looking at the possible health impacts from waste incinerator emissions will be published in 2015, although preliminary results of the research have still to be submitted for ...

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