Energy Friday 10 July 2020
7 July 2020

Pennon sale of Viridor moves closer

The sale of Viridor to Planets UK Bidco Limited is expected to be completed imminently as Pennon Group applied to list 297,283 additional ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange today (7 July). In an announcement this ...


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7 July 2020

SmartestEnergy signs 15-year Newhurst EfW deal


SmartestEnergy has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement deal to buy the electricity generated at the Newhurst energy from waste (EfW) facility in Leicestershire. The deal has been announced a day after waste management ...

3 July 2020

Scotland needs circular economy investment, MSP says


Investment in infrastructure is required to deliver a circular economy in Scotland, the country’s minister for trade, investment and innovation said on 1 July. Ivan McKee MSP was speaking at an online launch event for Viridor’...

2 July 2020

Court rules Energy Works Hull is power generation facility


The Technology and Construction Court has ruled the primary activity carried out at the Energy Works Hull facility is power generation rather than waste treatment. The judgement follows a legal dispute about construction between ...

2 July 2020

Veolia submits plans for ‘advanced’ Hampshire EfW


Veolia has submitted planning application for an “advanced energy recovery facility” in Hampshire, which will have the capacity to treat 330,000 tonnes per annum of residual waste. Veolia says the facility will save 65,000 ...

30 June 2020

Geminor to provide ‘low CO2’ RDF to Danish plant


Norwegian waste fuel specialist Geminor has won a contract to provide 30,000 tonnes a year of “low CO2” refuse derived fuel (RDF) to a Danish waste-to-energy company. Amager Resource Centre (ARC) will receive the RDF at ...

29 June 2020

arc21 waste project ‘essential’ to NI, consultancy says


The proposed arc21 residual waste project has been described by a business consultancy as “essential” at a time when Northern Ireland faces “significant challenges” in managing its waste. American-owned Grant Thorton, by ...

26 June 2020

Norfolk to award Veolia £102m EfW contract


Norfolk county council is set to award Veolia a six-year contract worth £102 million to treat...

23 June 2020

Geminor granted permit for Hull MRF


The Environment Agency has granted waste fuel specialist Geminor a permit for a 150,000 tonnes per year capacity materials recycling facility (MRF) in Hull. Once operational, the facility is to accept dry mixed municipal waste to ...

19 June 2020

Wiltshire EfW to move away from gasification


The developers of an energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in Wiltshire have said they will be changing the technology to be used in the plant from gasification to “a conventional moving grate combustion process”.