Energy Sunday 26 February 2017
24 February 2017

Giant Edmonton ERF gets government go-ahead

Plans to build a major new energy recovery facility to replace the Edmonton EcoPark in north London received backing from the government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) today (24 February). The...


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22 February 2017

CIWM president defends UK EfW development


The president of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has criticised the export of refuse derived fuels to Europe and has argued that more residual waste should be treated in the UK. Professor Bates – Professor...

20 February 2017

Interserve EfW exit costs soar ahead of results


The cost of Interserve’s exit from the energy from waste market has more than doubled from £70 million to £160 million, the construction firm announced today (20 February). The ‘exceptional provision’ follows the ...

20 February 2017

Cory rebrand to focus on EfW as landfill sites sold


Cory is to put energy from waste at the centre of its operations, following the sale of its 13 landfill sites to Armour Group earlier this year. Chief executive Nicholas Pollard told the company views EfW...

9 February 2017

News in Brief (09/02/2017)


With news on: REA slams AD subsidy setback; Solar Park to power Swindon HWRC; Waitrose launches CNG-fuelled fleet; 'Recyclability by Design' guidelines revised, and; Ward Recycling director cuts ribbon on community project  

Greatmoor EfW 8 February 2017

News in Brief (08/02/2017)


With news on: FCC blames Brexit impact on UK revenue slide; Cambridgeshire councils make changes; Biffa hazardous waste update; Andusia joins Recycling Association, and; Mid UK mock fire day

2 February 2017

ReFood to expand capacity of Widnes AD plant


Organic waste treatment firm ReFood is to expand its £24 million Widnes anaerobic digestion plant to handle up to 150,000 tonnes of food waste per year. The expansion is being brought about through the installation of a new £1....

31 January 2017

Commission tackled over EfW Communication


Waste management companies and manufacturers of energy from waste technology have called on the European Commission to recognise there is a need for more EfW plants. The call comes in the wake of a “Communication” from the ...

27 January 2017

Uncertainty over Greenway’s Telford site


Uncertainty surrounds the position of Greenway Waste Recycling Ltd’s site in Telford, Shropshire. The company has been one of the UK’s significant exporters of RDF but recently the business has lost a contract to supply refuse...

26 January 2017

EU Commission urges caution over EfW investment


The European Commission has adopted guidance today (26 January) over the role of waste-to-energy in a circular economy, and has warned against public investment contributing to incinerator ‘overcapacity’. The Commission’s ...