Energy Tuesday 20 February 2018
20 February 2018

Arc21 energy from waste project awaits court ruling

Civil servants are in "disarray" over the extent of their powers in the absence of devolved ministers at Stormont, Northern Ireland's High Court has been told. Lawyers for a group opposed to a planned £240m waste incinerator in ...


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19 February 2018

Geminor partners with Lowmac on RDF deal


Norwegian-owned secondary fuels specialist, Geminor, is working in partnership with Lowmac Alloys Ltd in Ayrshire to export 25,000 tonnes of baled refuse derived fuel (RDF) to Norway. The agreement, which commences this month, ...

15 February 2018

ESA ‘perplexed’ by energy from waste report


The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has said it is “incredibly disappointed” by today’s London-focused report accusing it of criticising energy from waste, "without offering any solutions”. Published today by the ...

15 February 2018

London committee warns over loss of recyclables to EfW


London needs to become self-sufficient in managing the waste it generates, reducing waste sent to energy from waste as the population grows, the London Assembly Environment Committee urged in a report published today (15 February).

14 February 2018

PTT calorific value ‘very important’ for Viridor EfW plant


EXCLUSIVE: Plastic pots, tubs and trays are “a very important part of the calorific value” required to supply the ‘thermal power station’ at Runcorn run by Viridor, the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has been told.

9 February 2018

Suez celebrates milestone at Severnside ERF


Suez UK's chief executive David Palmer-Jones has emphasised the important role that councils play in creating an efficient waste management system to ensure that materials can be collected for recycling and residual waste for effective waste ...

7 February 2018

Andusia celebrates one millionth tonne sent to recovery


Andusia Recovered Fuels is celebrating the collection and despatch to Europe of its one millionth tonne of refuse derived fuel (RDF). The bale was collected from the St Bernard’s Mill materials recycling facility (MRF) in Leeds...

5 February 2018

‘Shock’ at Herts EfW planning call-in


Hertfordshire county council said it is “very disappointed” at the Government’s decision to call in Veolia’s application for an energy recovery facility in Hoddesdon. And, the authority said that the continuing delay for ...

5 February 2018

Construction of Viridor’s Avonmouth EfW plant begins


Construction work has now begun on Viridor’s Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre (RRC), after laying the foundations last summer. The 33MW plant will burn up to 320,000 tonnes of waste per year, and is expected to take up to ...

2 February 2018

‘Reduce RDF exports’ Newcastle council told


A group of waste experts have recommended that Newcastle city council seek to reduce its reliance on exporting waste overseas as part of its latest report which set out plans on how the city could become a ‘world leader’ in waste ...

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