Energy Wednesday 25 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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Aerial view of New Earth's Canford MBT facility near Poole, one of five plants operated by the waste firm 24 May 2016

New Earth awaits white knight after posting £29m loss


EXCLUSIVE: New Earth Solutions Group may have ‘no option’ but to enter administration – pending the outcome of negotiations with a white knight, in the form of an unnamed European combined heat and power (CHP) plant developer.

Artist's impression of the Protos site, which could still contain Peel and Covanta's flagship EfW 23 May 2016

Covanta ‘holds interest’ as Peel revises EfW project


Work on Peel Environmental’s Protos recovery project – formerly Ince park – is continuing with revised plans drawn up for an energy from waste plant on the site, which is east of Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. And, American ...

Clyde Valley LOW RES 20 May 2016

Viridor signs 25-year Clyde Valley residual waste contract


Viridor has signed the £700 million Clyde Valley Residual Waste contract which will see the company handle around 190,000 tonnes of residual waste from five local authorities across Scotland. The contract was signed with North ...

Silos at CSG's Cadishead site where the company is anticipating an increase in volumes of APC residue 18 May 2016

CSG prepares for ‘significant increase’ in APC residue


Cleansing Service Group (CSG) has announced plans to ramp up the processing of incinerator Air Pollution Control (APC) residues at its Cadishead site, west of Manchester in anticipation of ‘significant growth’ in demand for the service.

An artist's impression of the proposed Javelin Park EfW plant 17 May 2016

Javelin Park on course for summer construction start


Construction work on Urbaser Balfour Beatty’s planned 190,000-tonnes-per-year energy from waste plant at Javelin Park in Gloucestershire is due to begin shortly, following a delay of more than three years. The plant is being ...

An artist's impression of the Rookery South EfW plant, which could be operational by 2020 12 May 2016

Covanta and Veolia to deliver long-awaited Rookery EfW


Covanta’s plan to build an energy recovery plant in Bedfordshire finally look set to go ahead, after the US-based firm today (12 May) confirmed it is partnering with Veolia to deliver the facility. The first EfW to be approved ...

An artist's impression of Viridor's Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) 6 May 2016

Delays to Glasgow gasification plant cost Interserve £70m


Construction firm Interserve has set aside £70 million to address the ‘deterioration’ of its contract to build Viridor’s Glasgow gasification plant, caused by technical issues with the plant. According to the construction ...

Sainsbury's stores will be powered by AD energy 5 May 2016

Sainsbury’s uses AD gas to power UK stores


Sainsbury’s is powering a number of its UK stores with energy generated from anaerobic digestion (AD) through a partnership with food waste processor ReFood. According to the supermarket chain, the equivalent to 10% of its ...

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.

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