Energy Thursday 19 September 2019
13 September 2019

Council EfW contracts ‘to rise by inflation’

Data from a survey of local authorities shows that median gate fee prices for energy from waste contracts in 2018 were £89 a tonne, up £3 on the year before. Waste management firms have concurred with the gate fee numbers and ...


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1 August 2019

RDF under pressure as Amsterdam backs restrictions


Amsterdam council is supporting a call by the Dutch Waste Management Association for the Netherlands to import less waste for incineration because of the part-closure of the city’s energy from waste plant. Any restrictions could...

29 July 2019

Viridor, Suez and ETM agree West of England contracts


The West of England Waste Partnership has awarded three long-term contracts to treat the region’s residual and bulky waste from March 2020. Viridor, Suez and ETM won the ten-year contracts – Viridor and Suez will handle ...

22 July 2019

Veolia’s Herts ERF refused planning permission


Veolia’s plans for a 320,000 tonnes per year energy from waste (EfW) plant at Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire have been turned down by the Housing and Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire. The secretary of state’s decision ...

18 July 2019

Consultation on replacement Lakeside EfW to begin


Slough council will consult on plans to build a like-for-like replacement of the Lakeside Energy from Waste facility at Colnbrook, which is to be taken down to accommodate a new runway at Heathrow Airport. The council has today (...

15 July 2019

Lostock EfW granted permit variation


Ministers have approved a proposal to amend the power output of the proposed 600,000 tonnes-per-year capacity EfW plant in Lostock, Cheshire. The plant is being developed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and FCC ...

12 July 2019

Kemsley CHP granted development consent


Development consent has been granted for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the Kemsley paper mill in Kent, operated by DS Smith. The new CHP – known as K4 – has been developed in partnership with E.ON and will include a...

11 July 2019

Fire crews attend Viridor’s Beddington facility


A fire has broken out in a waste transfer station at Viridor’s Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Beddington, south London this morning (11 July). According to the London Fire Brigade four fire engines and around 25 firefighters ...

8 July 2019

AEB downtime takes capacity out of RDF market


EXCLUSIVE: Four of the six combustion lines at Amsterdam’s AEB energy from waste plant are to be temporarily taken out of service, as works take place to improve safety at the plant. The facility which was commissioned in 1993, ...

5 July 2019

Councils split over Javelin Park incinerator


Gloucestershire county council and Stroud district council are at odds over the opening of an energy from waste (EfW) facility at Javelin Park, which began operating tests this week. Council leaders in Stroud have long opposed the...