Energy Wednesday 25 November 2020
25 November 2020

Ears open for environmental taxes

With Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivering his Spending Review today, the waste and recycling sector will be listening out for any specific relevant measures. Spending generally, including for local authorities and other topics such ...


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20 November 2020

RDF Conference less than a week away's seventh annual RDF Conference, run in collaboration with the RDF Industry Group, is now less than a week away.  Topics to be discussed at the online event on 26 November include the impact of the ...

17 November 2020

Suez and BP sign carbon capture MoU


Suez and oil and gas company BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore undertaking the “UK’s first” carbon capture and storage project from energy from waste (EfW). Suez says the agreement paves the way for it ...

Jacob Hayler 17 November 2020

ESA slams XR’s anti-energy from waste letter  


The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has hit back at Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) open letter to the prime minister about energy from waste . The association argues that the letter presents a “deeply flawed” and “misleading” ...

16 November 2020

Extinction Rebellion urges PM to ‘decarbonise’ waste sector


Extinction Rebellion has sent an open letter to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, urging him to decarbonise the waste sector and

16 November 2020

FCC to supply heat to council-run energy firm


Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has launched an Energy Services Company (ESCo) with Midlothian council, which will run a string of "low carbon energy projects" across the local authority's territory. Its first project will be a low...

11 November 2020

Ellgia to supply RDF to Ferrybridge EfWs


Commercial waste management company, Ellgia,

11 November 2020

Viridor and Vattenfall partner to capture EfW heat 


Viridor has entered into a partnership with Swedish energy company Vattenfall to capture heat from its portfolio of energy from waste (EfW) plants in the UK. According to a statement from Viridor, the two companies are now ...

10 November 2020

Edmonton EfW ‘on track’ for 2025 completion


The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) remains confident its new Edmonton energy from waste (EfW) plant will be operational by 2025, but concerns have been raised over government financial support. Despite preparatory works, ...

9 November 2020

Glasgow extends landfill contract 


Glasgow city council has extended its landfill contract with FCC Environment until December 2022, whilst it works with Viridor to increase the capacity of the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC). The ...

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