Energy Friday 24 November 2017
17 November 2017

Boston biomass approved but NRW consults again on Barry

Biomass UK No 3 has had its permit application for the proposed Boston Energy Production Facility at Boston, Lincolnshire approved by the Environment Agency. But the application for a similar plant at Barry, south Wales is to go ...


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24 November 2017

Agency points to RDF storage near food concerns


Concerns emerging over the possible risk of contamination of animal feedstocks on the dockside is something the RDF industry should be aware of, according to Pandora Rene, senior advisor at the Environment Agency. Speaking during ...

22 November 2017

FCC disappointed over lack of reuse support in Budget


Waste management firm FCC Environment has expressed disappointment that measures to incentivise reuse did not feature in the government’s Budget announcement. Responding to today’s proposals Paul Taylor, FCC’s chief ...

21 November 2017

Waste2Resource secures German RDF contract


Shropshire-based refuse derived fuel (RDF) exporter Waste2Resource has signed a 10 year agreement with MHKW Rothensee to export waste to the company’s plant in Germany. The plant, located in Magdeburg, has been in operation ...

21 November 2017

Permit variation approved for Isle of Wight EfW


The Environment Agency has granted a variation of permit for Amey’s waste treatment facility on the Isle of Wight – to change from gasification to direct burn incineration. The energy from waste (EfW) facility at Newport is ...

20 November 2017

Wyre Forest praises joint waste strategy


Wyre Forest district council has praised a joint waste strategy between local authorities in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, which it says has helped reduce the amount of waste sent for landfill. And, the council’s cabinet ...

6 November 2017

Suez wins residual contract with Bristol Waste Company


Suez Recycling and Recovery UK has won a contract from council-owned waste firm, Bristol Waste Company, to deal with around 30,000 tonnes of the city’s household residual waste . From November, this part of the city’s waste ...

3 November 2017

RDF exporters concerned over EU driver rest rules


Companies within the refuse derived fuel (RDF) export sector have expressed concern about the impact of new rules coming into effect in Germany prohibiting lorry drivers from taking long rests in their cabs. Currently, a large ...

19 October 2017

N+P to open Subcoal plant on Teesside


Dutch alternative fuel firm N+P Group is set to open its first UK production facility on Teesside. In an announcement today, the company said that the facility, which will produce higher grade SRF/RDF pellets known as “Subcoal...

17 October 2017

RDF Group publishes code of practice


The Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Industry Group has published a Code of Practice for the RDF market, which aims to help raise standards in the sector. Written by Eunomia Research and Consulting which is the secretariat to the ...