Energy Wednesday 27 May 2015
Food waste prices 18 May 2015

Gate fees drop as AD operators scrap over food waste

Organics recyclers are reducing their food waste gate fees as competition for the feedstock from councils and businesses becomes more intense.


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An artist's impression of Wheelabrator's Deeside energy from waste plant in North Wales 26 May 2015

Wheelabrator EfW gets green light after council U-turn


A decision by Flintshire county council to block construction of a 200,000 tonne-per-year capacity energy from waste plant in Deeside has been overturned, over concerns that the ruling was a ‘significant’ departure from council policy.

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Cement plant converts kilns for waste fuel


Around 80,000 tonnes of waste-derived fuel per year is to be used to power two kilns at the “largest” cement plant in the UK. The Hope Works cement plant in Derbyshire will take in solid recovered fuel (SRF) from Lincolnshire-...

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Waste investor predicts UK would ‘miss’ 2030 target


The UK would undershoot a 70% recycling target set for 2030 “by a considerable margin”, Foresight Group investment director James Samworth suggested today (May 19). Speaking at the first session of the World Waste To Energy ...

An aerial view of the Air Products' TV1 and TV2 facilities in Tees Valley 19 May 2015

‘World’s largest’ gasification plant nears completion


Air Products is due to begin processing 350,000 tonnes of RDF at its Tees Valley gasification facility in the coming months, now that the plant has entered the final stages of commissioning. Constructed near Billingham, Tees ...

An artist's impression of the proposed new Edmonton EfW facility 18 May 2015

NLWA unveils Edmonton EfW replacement plans


Initial plans for the new energy from waste facility to be built on the site of the Edmonton EcoPark in north London have today (May 18) been unveiled by the North London Waste Authority (NLWA). The plant, which will cost around...

Aerial image of the Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 facility - March 2015 14 May 2015

Ferrybridge Multifuel plant begins burning waste


The £300 million Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 energy from waste project currently undergoing commissioning in West Yorkshire has started burning solid fuel for the first time in two of its boiler lines, it was announced yesterday (May13).

Shanks' Frog Island MBT facility at Rainham in East London is expected to fully reopen in 2016 6 May 2015

2016 target date for Shanks MBT to fully reopen


Shanks has confirmed that its Frog Island mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility in East London is expected to be fully operational again early next year, almost 18 months after it was hit by a major fire in summer 2014.

AEB's waste incinerator in Amsterdam was hit by a major fire in November 2014, but started taking delivering of RDF from the UK again this month 30 April 2015

March brings another record for RDF exports


Exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from England and Wales have once again broken records with latest figures showing the largest ever overall monthly tonnage of material was shipped out during March 2015. Environment Agency date...

Beddington ERF artist impression July 2012 28 April 2015

Judge rules in favour of South London EfW plant


Viridor is to press ahead with its plans to build a £200 million energy from waste plant at its Beddington landfill site in South London, after a senior judge backed a planning ruling on the facility. Croydon Green Party ...

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