Energy Saturday 16 January 2021
15 January 2021

Wheelabrator and AWM strike Skelton Grange RDF deal

Leeds-based Associated Waste Management (AWM) has signed a 10-year deal with Wheelabrator Technologies to supply the latter firm’s Skelton Grange plant with refuse derived fuel (RDF). Part of the wider Irish-owned Beauparc group...


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14 January 2021

Indaver in financial close on Rivenhall EfW plant


Financial close has been reached on the Rivenhall energy from waste project in Essex, operator Indaver announced today (14 January). Indaver will design, build and operate the energy from waste (EfW) plant and is the 100% owner of...

13 January 2021

Malvern clinical waste plant to undergo commissioning


The 8,000 tonnes-per-year capacity clinical waste treatment plant in Malvern, Worcestershire, is to undergo commissioning following Covid-19-enforced construction delays. Developed by Waste Energy Partners, the facility will be ...

13 January 2021

Quantafuel acquires 40% stake in Geminor


Chemical plastics recycling company Quantafuel ASA announced today (13 January) it has acquired a 40% stake in fellow Norwegian business Geminor AS. Quantafuel acquires the shares from Geminor Invest AS, the holding company owned ...

8 January 2021

RDF exports fall by more than a third in 2020


Exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) and solid recovered fuel (SRF) from England fell by nearly a million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2020 when compared to the previous year. Provisional data published by the Environment ...

6 January 2021

Agency extends waste wood RPS


The Environment Agency has extended regulatory position statement (RPS) 207, which allows recyclers to continue current methods for handling potentially hazardous wood, to 31 July 2021.  In an announcement on 4 January, the ...

Antrim 21 December 2020

Arc21 emphasises need for Northern Ireland EfW plant


Northern Ireland local authority grouping, arc21, has warned that it must build more waste infrastructure to avoid a “waste crisis” and the country’s reliance on exporting and landfill. Arc21’s acting chief executive, Tim ...

18 December 2020

‘A year out of the ordinary’


OPINION: Kjetil Vikingstad is the CEO of Norwegian-owned waste fuel specialist Geminor. In this article he gives his take on the impact of Covid-19 on the waste sector across Europe.

18 December 2020

Wheelabrator to sell UK EfW arm


Wheelabrator Technologies has announced the sale of its UK energy from waste (EfW) division to the European Diversified Infrastructure Fund III, an infrastructure fund managed by First Sentier Investors (FSI). The transaction is ...

17 December 2020

Plastic washes up on Maine shore from RDF bale


A bale of refused derived fuel (RDF), from a vessel carrying nearly 10,000 tonnes of RDF, fell into the water as it was being unloaded at Searsport in Maine, north-eastern USA, earlier this month. The shipment was sent by Northern...

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