Energy Saturday 14 December 2019
11 November 2019

WIDP programme ‘moving to new phase’

The government’s long running Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme (WIDP) is moving to a new phase after helping to deliver the ‘vast majority’ of infrastructure under the progamme. Established by Defra in 2006, WIDP was ...


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29 November 2019

RDF markets facing challenge of Dutch tax


The refuse derived fuel market faces a period of uncertainty in coming months, a conference held in London yesterday (29 November) was told by a number of speakers. Jacob Hayler, executive director of Environmental Services ...

20 November 2019

Waste-to-gas plant revived after administration


Funding worth £10 million has been secured to restart the construction of an 8,000 tonne per year 'waste-to-gas' facility in Swindon, after the previous operators of the plant went into administration. The funding has been ...

7 November 2019

Cheshire West and Chester backs Protos gasifier


Cheshire West and Chester council has unanimously approved plans for a 175,000 tonne-per-year capacity gasification plant at Protos, near Ellesmere Port. The facility is being developed by Progressive Energy and will look to ...

6 November 2019

Plans unveiled for merchant EfW near Aberdeen


Plans for a ‘multi-million pound’ energy-from-waste facility in Aberdeenshire have been unveiled by developer Agile Energy. The Aberdeen-based company has submitted a ‘Proposal of Application Notice’ to Aberdeenshire ...

4 November 2019

Viridor signs ‘landfill gas to transport fuel’ deal


Viridor has signed an agreement with a Dutch technology firm to deliver a ‘gas clean-up system’ which will turn landfill gas into transport fuels. The deal with CarbonOrO – described by Viridor as a “£2million innovation ...

4 November 2019

Mixed progress at Amey’s Isle of Wight project


Development of Amey’s Isle of Wight Energy from Waste (EfW) facility is behind schedule, as the island’s local authority says that the plant will become operational around six months after the expected date. Last year Amey...

1 November 2019

More than 1m tonnes of EfW capacity moves forward


Plans for two separate Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities with a combined tonnage of more than a million tonnes have taken a step forward. Wheelabrator Technologies today (1 November) launched a public consultation on a proposed ...

29 October 2019

Veolia hails ‘twice as efficient’ EfW


Energy from waste facilities can be twice as efficient as conventional power plants and could help the UK to avoid an impending ‘energy crisis’. That is the message from recycling and energy giant Veolia which this week (...

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. Corby Limited, which owns the ...