Energy Sunday 19 January 2020
15 January 2020

RDF exports continue to fall in 2019

Statistics published by the Environment Agency suggest that the amount of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) exported from England in 2019 has fallen by more than 10% compared to 2018. The figures, which are provisional until finalised ...


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14 January 2020

Lakeside signs APC residue recycling deal


A 10-year contract has been signed between Lakeside Energy from Waste and O.C.O Technology to recycle the Air Pollution Control (APC) residues from the Lakeside incinerator at Colnbrook. O.C.O Technology says it first began ...

13 January 2020

RDF sector awaits full impact of Dutch tax


With a €32.63 Euros tax now in place for exports of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) to the Netherlands, early signs are that there has been no immediate market shock in the commercial marketplace but problems await in 2020.

10 January 2020

Geminor applies for Hull MRF permit


Geminor has applied for an environmental permit for a 150,000 tonnes per year capacity materials recycling facility (MRF) in Hull. The permit documents state that once operational, the facility will produce Refuse Derived Fuel (...

2 January 2020

News in brief (02/01/2020)


With news on: Parc Adfer begins commercial operation; Wiser Recycling applies to vary licence; Viridor assumes control of Beddington ERF; Peel Environmental to fund DMG plant

20 December 2019

Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 ‘fully operational’


Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) – the 675,000 tonne per year capacity energy from waste plant in West Yorkshire – entered full commercial operation yesterday, 19 December. The £325 million facility was developed jointly by ...

29 November 2019

RDF markets facing challenge of Dutch tax


The refuse derived fuel market faces a period of uncertainty in coming months, a conference held in London yesterday (29 November) was told by a number of speakers. Jacob Hayler, executive director of Environmental Services ...

20 November 2019

Waste-to-gas plant revived after administration


Funding worth £10 million has been secured to restart the construction of an 8,000 tonne per year 'waste-to-gas' facility in Swindon, after the previous operators of the plant went into administration. The funding has been ...

11 November 2019

WIDP programme ‘moving to new phase’


The government’s long running Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme (WIDP) is moving to a new phase after helping to deliver the ‘vast majority’ of infrastructure under the progamme. Established by Defra in 2006, WIDP was ...

7 November 2019

Cheshire West and Chester backs Protos gasifier


Cheshire West and Chester council has unanimously approved plans for a 175,000 tonne-per-year capacity gasification plant at Protos, near Ellesmere Port. The facility is being developed by Progressive Energy and will look to ...