Energy Tuesday 25 June 2019
21 June 2019

EfW study ‘finds no link’ to birth defects

An official study on the health impacts of emissions from energy from waste facilities has ended with the findings that there is no link between the opening of EfW plants and a heightened risk of infant mortality or other birth defects.


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19 June 2019

Plans for replacement Lakeside EfW submitted


A planning application for a like-for-like replacement for the Lakeside Energy from Waste facility at Colnbrook has been submitted to Slough borough council this week. The 440,000 tonnes per-year capacity facility and adjoining ...

14 June 2019

Highland council gets approval for RDF plant


Planning permission has been granted for a facility in Inverness to process more than 80,000 tonnes of residual waste to produce refuse derived fuel (RDF). The facility, which is being developed by Highland council, is to be built...

13 June 2019

Bid nearly ready for waste industry sector deal


Senior figures in the resource and waste sector are preparing to unveil proposals to bid for a Government sector deal. Such deals are a partnership between the government and an industry on sector-specific issues with the aim of ...

Mid UK 13 June 2019

Beauparc Group acquires Mid UK Recycling


Ireland’s Beauparc Group has bought Lincolnshire-based waste and recycling business Mid UK Recycling. In a post-administration deal, Beauparc snapped up Mid UK through its New Earth Solutions business immediately after the ...

13 June 2019

Resources Strategy sees council contracts ‘under review’


Long-term local authority waste contracts may need to be renegotiated if measures set out in the government’s Waste and Resources Strategy are successful, a senior public sector official has advised. Ian Fielding, chair of the ...

11 June 2019

Renewi provides for ‘termination’ of Derby contract


Renewi Plc has provided for the “complete termination” of its Derby PPP contract following a delay to the opening of the Sinfin gasification plant by its partner Interserve. The revelation came yesterday (June 10) as the ...

10 June 2019

Tolvik predicts EfW capacity up to 2023


Consultancy firm Tolvik has predicted that the UK will have the capacity to treat 16.9 million tonnes of residual waste through energy from waste plants by 2023, in figures published this month. The consultancy published its

6 June 2019

Cory looks to use heat from Riverside EfW plant


Cory Riverside Energy is seeking to establish a district heating network to utilise heat from its Riverside energy from waste plant to heat homes in the nearby east London area. The measure was outlined in the company’s ...

4 June 2019

New rules and meeting technical competence


Phil Conran, a director at 360 Environmental, which has implemented Competence Management Systems across the UK, reflects on new rules around technical competence. OPINION: A condition of ...