Energy Friday 18 January 2019
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...


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23 October 2018

Advanced technology proposed for Rivenhall stack


Developer Gent Fairhead has applied to construct its proposed Rivenhall energy from waste facility in Essex, using advanced emission technologies and a lower chimney height. The company has made an application to vary its ...

23 October 2018

Gasification savings blow for Milton Keynes


Resilience testing of the gasification facility at Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park could mean that the council loses income next year. The “undelivered” income – or saving – is a part consequence of the testing by ...

22 October 2018

Viridor bids to increase Runcorn EfW capacity


Viridor is seeking to increase the amount of waste handled by its Runcorn energy from waste facility by 250,000 tonnes per annum. And the company is also expecting less plastic to be burnt and has revealed that air quality limits ...

15 October 2018

NLWA seeks public funding for Edmonton ERF


The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has announced that the construction of its new energy recovery facility (ERF) in Edmonton will be funded through direct public borrowing. This means that the authority will be borrowing ...

15 October 2018

Defra in European talks over Brexit and RDF


Defra has revealed that it has contacted other EU countries to discuss arrangements for waste import and export licences in the event of a no-deal in Brexit negotiations. The announcement comes within a document published by the ...

5 October 2018

Hoddesdon EfW permit plan receives public backlash


Veolia’s plans for an Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Hoddesdon have come under further pressure as the vast majority of the 97 responses to its likely environmental permit are negative. The comments came in newly-...

5 September 2018

Veolia to trial waste-powered electric RCVs


Veolia has announced it is to trial ‘the world’s first’ electric refuse collection vehicles (RCV) charged directly by power derived from non-recyclable household waste. The project in Sheffield will see two 26 tonne RCVs ...

30 August 2018

Severn Trent swoops for Agrivert in £120m deal


Organics recycling firm Agrivert is to be bought by the utilities company Severn Trent in a deal totalling £120 million, the two companies have announced today (30 August). The deal covers five food waste anaerobic digestion...

28 August 2018

Work progresses on Isle of Wight EfW facility


Building works have been "substantially completed" at Amey’s waste treatment facility at Newport - being delivered on behalf of the Isle of Wight council - with the facility expected to be fully ...