Energy Friday 30 September 2016
Launch of the Local Green Points scheme in King's Lynn and West Norfolk (l-r): Representative from Hospital Radio Lynn; Representative from Scotty’s Little Soldiers; Graham Simmonds, Managing Director of Local Green Points; Councillor Brian Long, Cabinet Member for Environment; Representative from Mind; Representative from the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn 26 September 2016

News in brief (26/09/2016)

With news on: Glass collection guidance; West Norfolk recycling incentives scheme; Dagenham food waste campaign, and; Southwark facility opens to public.


With the latest energy news and past articles. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


Installation of the 70m steel stack at the Allerton Park Waste Recovery Plant was completed this month 26 September 2016

GIB-financed Allerton EfW plant edges closer


Construction work on the long-delayed Allerton Park Waste Recovery Plant near Knaresborough is ‘on track’ for the facility to come on-stream in early 2018, waste firm Amey has revealed. The announcement follows a ‘major ...

Gatwick will process Category 1 waste on-site, which includes waste from non-EU flights 23 September 2016

Energy from Waste round-up (23/09/2016)


With news on: Ballast Phoenix wins North London IBA contract; Clean Power EfW gets green light, and; Gatwick Airport to build on-site incinerator   Ballast Phoenix awarded North London IBA deal

The EEW plant in Delfzijl 20 September 2016

Chinese eye UK energy from waste plants


EXCLUSIVE: Chinese investors are targeting the UK energy from waste sector with funds available at low rates to complete deals. Confirmation of interest in the UK has come from the Chinese-owned German-based business EEW Energy ...

An artist's impression of Viridor's proposed Viridor EfW, which was awarded planning permission in 2011 20 September 2016

Viridor revisits Avonmouth amid ‘strong’ EfW earnings


Waste and resources firm Viridor saw a growth in income from its energy from waste (EfW) plants in the first half of 2016/17, parent company Pennon Group confirmed today (20 September), with plans for an additional plant at Avonmouth to be ...

An artist's impression of the Clean Power EfW which has been granted planning consent 19 September 2016

Northants advised to approve Clean Power EfW plant


A second gasification plant in Corby has received initial backing from county council officers - amid fears that the waste treatment capacity gap in Northamptonshire is widening. Northamptonshire county council’s development ...

Therese Coffey, Defra Minister pictured during her visit  to the Suffolk energy from waste facility, Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom on 16-September-2016.
Picture: Stephen Waller 16 September 2016

Coffey calls for council cooperation following EfW visit


Defra minister Thérèse Coffey has called for councils around the country to consider ‘how best they can work together’ to encourage recycling, following a visit to an energy from waste plant in Suffolk today (16 September).

andy-hill 16 September 2016

Suez director critical of RDF definition


RWM: The government’s clarification on the official definition of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) has been dismissed as “completely pointless” by Suez market development director Andy Hill. Mr Hill was part of a panel speaking on ...

An artist's impression of Veolia's proposed Rye House energy from waste plant in Hertfordshire 14 September 2016

Veolia signs renewed Herts residual waste contract


Resources and waste giant Veolia has signed a revised 30-year contract with Hertfordshire county council worth £1 billion to treat the 350,000 tonnes of household residual waste generated in the county each year. Veolia had ...

Generation of biomethane from sources such as anaerobic digestion is 'crucial' to meeting renewables targets, a Parliamentary Committee has said 9 September 2016

Energy Committee calls for protection of AD heat incentive


Subsidy for the production of heat through biomethane sources – such as anaerobic digestion – must remain a funding priority for government if renewable heat targets are to be met, a Parliamentary Committee has argued. The ...

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