Energy Friday 22 September 2017
20 September 2017

Viridor highlights EfW investment in sustainability report

Viridor has outlined its continued investment in energy recovery facilities, in the company’s latest sustainability report, released this week. In its Sustainability Report 2017, the waste and resources management ...


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19 September 2017

Bradford to sign ‘milestone’ 12-year waste contract


Bradford council will reach a “major milestone” on Thursday (21 September) as it signs a 12-year contract for waste treatment with Associated Waste Management (AWM). The Yorkshire-based company was named in April as the ...

14 September 2017

Six EfW projects awarded in CfD auction


Six energy from waste projects and two biomass combined heat and power projects have secured funding in the second government ‘Contracts for Difference’ (CfD) auction for renewable technologies. In total, 11 new energy ...

12 September 2017

Agency accepts Rookery EfW won’t supply heat


The Environment Agency has accepted that the Rookery South energy from waste (EfW) plant proposed for a site in Bedfordshire is too isolated to supply heat to its surrounding area and will only generate electricity. The details ...

11 September 2017

Rivenhall EfW granted Environmental Permit


A 595,000 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste (EfW) facility in Essex has been granted an Environmental Permit. Today (11 September), the Environment Agency approved the permit for developers Gent Fairhead & Co Limited ...

11 September 2017

Government commissions national waste capacity study


EXCLUSIVE: The government’s National Infrastructure Commission has commissioned a waste infrastructure study amid a growing debate about waste capacity in the UK. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), has explained ...

8 September 2017

Wheelabrator reaches financial close on FM2


Wheelabrator Technologies has reached financial close on the 675,000 tonnes per year Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) energy from waste facility in West Yorkshire. This is the ...

5 September 2017

LondonWaste morphs into LondonEnergy


North London Waste Authority’s (NLWA) waste management contractor LondonWaste has announced it is rebranding to LondonEnergy as it prepares to build a ‘bigger’ energy recovery facility at its Edmonton site. The newly ...

31 August 2017

Amey proposes EfW facility in Cambridgeshire


Waste firm, Amey, has outlined proposals for a new, £200m energy from waste facility at its 400 acre Waterbeach Waste Management Park. The new facility, the company said, would be used to create energy from household and ...

30 August 2017

Action ‘crucial’ to tackle capacity gap, says Biffa


The UK’s environmental direction of travel has ‘major realities’ which need to be confronted, Biffa said this week. And, the waste and resources company called for action to remedy declining landfill availability. Both ...

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