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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27 November 2018

‘Favourable’ market boosts Viridor’s results

 

“Favourable recycling market dynamics” led to Viridor reporting an 18.3% increase in profit before tax in the half year April to September 2018, compared to the same period last year. The figures came as part of the company’...

incinerator flame 26 November 2018

Municipal incinerator emissions ‘not linked’ to infant mortality

 

Long-running work to assess the health impact of emissions from municipal waste incinerators has suggested that there is no increased risk of stillbirth, infant mortality or ‘other birth outcomes’ to those living near the facilities.

19 November 2018

Brexit impacts on RDF market highlighted by CIWM

 

A report commissioned by CIWM has warned of the possible ramifications of Brexit on the refuse derived fuel (RDF) sector and addressed “uncertainties” about the future of the industry. Published last week, ‘RDF trading in a...

8 November 2018

Construction starts at Hooton gasification plant

 

Aviva Investors has acquired the 240,000 tonnes capacity gasification facility which is being developed by CoGen in Hooton, Cheshire. The purchase of the Hooton Bio Power facility by the Aviva asset management business comes in ...

6 November 2018

Energy blow with turbine shutdown at Edmonton

 

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is facing restricted capacity at its “ageing” energy from waste facility in Edmonton, with the “unplanned” shutdown of one of its four turbines. However, LondonEnergy Ltd (LEL) – ...

5 November 2018

News in brief (05/11/2018)

 

With news on: delivery chief for North London energy from waste plant; golfing support at UKCM; Investors in People at Coral Products; and Powerday installs Adtrak software for voices.

30 October 2018

Defra rebuts claim of ‘weakening’ EfW emissions standards

 

The  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has rebutted claims that it supports proposals to ‘weaken’ European standards on emissions from energy from waste plants. This follows comments by the ...

30 October 2018

SUEZ points to ‘confidence in UK businesses’

 

The global waste management and water business SUEZ today reported results to the end of September 2018, which it described as maintaining a “positive trend”. The company, which is headquartered in Paris, and has its UK base ...

29 October 2018

Indaver steps into Rivenhall EfW project

 

Pan-European waste business, Indaver, is taking a further stride into the UK market with an agreement on the development of the proposed Rivenhall waste treatment facility in Essex. The agreement with developers Gent Fairhead &...