Energy Friday 14 December 2018
11 December 2018

England’s recycling rate drops – East Riding top again

EXCLUSIVE: England’s recycling rate, including composting, has fallen by 0.3% to 44.8% in the 2017/18 financial year, compared with 45.1% in the previous period. According to the Defra statistics, released this...

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10 December 2018

Viridor ‘confident’ over Beddington ERF

 

The commissioning process at Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Beddington, South London, is “going well”, and Viridor remains confident it will be operational by the end of 2018. However, the deadline could be ...

7 December 2018

Waste sector offers ‘great potential’ to reduce emissions

 

Research conducted by Veolia and Imperial College has projected that the UK waste and resource sector could save over 200 million tonnes of carbon emissions between the years 2023 – 2032. But, according to ...

5 December 2018

Powerday boosts SRF production at West London site

 

Powerday has announced it is now producing solid recovered fuel (SRF) after completing a £2m upgrade to its materials recycling facility at Old Oak Sidlings in West London. Following on from initial testing, the London-based ...

3 December 2018

Piddington sees opportunities in waste strategy

 

The forthcoming waste strategy is set to offer “great opportunities” for the waste management sector, the new chair of the Environmental Services Association has declared. The upbeat message came last Friday from Phil ...

30 November 2018

Funding secured for Bridgwater EfW plant

 

Infrastructure investor, Equitix, and environmental investment firm Iona Capital, have announced the planned development of a £72 million energy from waste facility in Bridgwater, Somerset. The 7.7MW Resource Recovery facility ...

27 November 2018

‘Favourable’ market boosts Viridor’s results

 

“Favourable recycling market dynamics” led to Viridor reporting an 18.3% increase in profit before tax in the half year April to September 2018, compared to the same period last year. The figures came as part of the company’...

incinerator flame 26 November 2018

Municipal incinerator emissions ‘not linked’ to infant mortality

 

Long-running work to assess the health impact of emissions from municipal waste incinerators has suggested that there is no increased risk of stillbirth, infant mortality or ‘other birth outcomes’ to those living near the facilities.

19 November 2018

Brexit impacts on RDF market highlighted by CIWM

 

A report commissioned by CIWM has warned of the possible ramifications of Brexit on the refuse derived fuel (RDF) sector and addressed “uncertainties” about the future of the industry. Published last week, ‘RDF trading in a...

8 November 2018

Construction starts at Hooton gasification plant

 

Aviva Investors has acquired the 240,000 tonnes capacity gasification facility which is being developed by CoGen in Hooton, Cheshire. The purchase of the Hooton Bio Power facility by the Aviva asset management business comes in ...