Energy Saturday 16 February 2019
31 January 2019

‘Mechanical challenges’ delay Ørsted bioliquid plant

A “first of its kind” plant designed to treat residual waste using enzymes is expected to be fully operational ‘in the first half of 2019’, after a series of delays relating to equipment used in the facility.  The company...


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14 January 2019

‘No-deal’ Brexit concerns surface at Defra export meeting


Interruption to exports of waste are likely in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal, an exporter of refuse derived fuel (RDF) has claimed. The comments come after an industry meeting held by Defra last week (10 ...

9 January 2019

Waste exporters meet in crunch Defra Brexit talks


Government officials will meet with exporters of waste and recyclable materials tomorrow (10 January) to discuss planning for a no-deal Brexit. The meeting is expected to focus on the legal framework with presentations from Defra...

18 December 2018

Strategy: Waste crime targeted; no Incineration Tax


Environment secretary Michael Gove, in his ministerial foreword to the Resources and Waste Strategy, puts the cost of waste crime at £600 million in 2016, and pledges to tackle it and protect the environment. Proposed new ...

11 December 2018

England’s recycling rate drops – East Riding top again


EXCLUSIVE: England’s recycling rate, including composting, has fallen by 0.3% to 44.8% in the 2017/18 financial year, compared with 45.1% in the previous period. According to the Defra statistics, released this...

10 December 2018

Viridor ‘confident’ over Beddington ERF


The commissioning process at Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Beddington, South London, is “going well”, and Viridor remains confident it will be operational by the end of 2018. However, the deadline could be ...

7 December 2018

Waste sector offers ‘great potential’ to reduce emissions


Research conducted by Veolia and Imperial College has projected that the UK waste and resource sector could save over 200 million tonnes of carbon emissions between the years 2023 – 2032. But, according to ...

5 December 2018

Powerday boosts SRF production at West London site


Powerday has announced it is now producing solid recovered fuel (SRF) after completing a £2m upgrade to its materials recycling facility at Old Oak Sidlings in West London. Following on from initial testing, the London-based ...

3 December 2018

Piddington sees opportunities in waste strategy


The forthcoming waste strategy is set to offer “great opportunities” for the waste management sector, the new chair of the Environmental Services Association has declared. The upbeat message came last Friday from Phil ...

30 November 2018

Funding secured for Bridgwater EfW plant


Infrastructure investor, Equitix, and environmental investment firm Iona Capital, have announced the planned development of a £72 million energy from waste facility in Bridgwater, Somerset. The 7.7MW Resource Recovery facility ...