Energy Saturday 19 October 2019
17 October 2019

Green light for revised Corby EfW plant

Plans for an energy-recovery facility (EfW) in Corby have received the green light from Northamptonshire county council after the developers opted to steer away from gasification technology. [caption id="attachment_132333" align="...


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10 October 2019

RDF exporters ‘face £50m cash drain’ after Brexit


UK companies exporting refuse-derived fuel (RDF) to Europe could be forced to pay almost £50 million* extra in VAT if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, a major exporter has warned. Steve Burton, director of Andusia Recovered Fuels...

9 October 2019

Defra to hold Brexit events across England


Members of the waste management industry are being invited to attend one of a series of free events across England about what leaving the EU will mean for the sector. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (...

7 October 2019

BIG Group opens waste wood gasification plant


The Bioenergy Infrastructure (BIG) Group has officially opened its 170,000 tonne per year capacity waste wood gasification plant in Ince, Cheshire. However, the plant – handed over to BIG last year before becoming fully ...

30 September 2019

Council officers raise concerns over EfW capacity


Local authority waste management officers have raised concerns about the lack of sufficient energy from waste capacity in the UK. The concerns come in the wake of Dutch Parliament plans to levy a 32 Euros per tonne tax on municipal ...

27 September 2019

Viridor joins with Grundon for West Sussex EfW


Viridor and Grundon Waste Management have today (September 27) outlined joint plans for an energy from waste facility in West Sussex. Plans are for the facility to be constructed at the Grundon-owned ‘Ford Circular Technology ...

13 September 2019

Council EfW contracts ‘to rise by inflation’


Data from a survey of local authorities shows that median gate fee prices for energy from waste contracts in 2018 were £89 a tonne, up £3 on the year before. Waste management firms have concurred with the gate fee numbers and ...

23 August 2019

Plans submitted for waste to fuel plant in NE Lincs


Plans for a facility that could convert up to 500,000 tonnes per year of residual waste into fuel for planes and cars have been submitted to North East Lincolnshire council. British Airways, Shell and sustainable fuels company ...

21 August 2019

Viridor cuts ribbon on Glasgow energy facility


The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) operated by Viridor at Polmadie on the south side of Glasgow has been officially opened this week. Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow city council attended the ribbon ...

20 August 2019

People news round-up (20/08/19)


With news on: New managing director for phs Wastekit; Machinex director to retire; Assent Compliance recruits waste expert; Bioenergy Infrastructure Group makes senior appointments, and; Andusia hires new logistic ...

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