Energy Tuesday 25 June 2019
21 June 2019

EfW study ‘finds no link’ to birth defects

An official study on the health impacts of emissions from energy from waste facilities has ended with the findings that there is no link between the opening of EfW plants and a heightened risk of infant mortality or other birth defects.


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8 April 2019

ULEZ sees organic waste firm switch to biogas trucks


South London organic waste treatment company Bio Collectors is running seven vehicles on compressed natural gas (CNG) in order to comply with the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). The ULEZ, which comes into force from ...

5 April 2019

Hull gasification project appoints new contractor


The developer of a 240,000 tonnes-per-year capacity waste gasification plant in Hull, Energy Works (Hull) Ltd, has appointed engineering firm Black & Veatch to oversee the completion of the facility. This comes after the ...

4 April 2019

City Hall ‘sees no need’ for more EfW capacity in London


Any further attempts to develop Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities in London will be challenged by the Mayor of London and his office, the Deputy Mayor for the Environment has said. Shirley Rodrigues was speaking at the London ...

2 April 2019

Amey to appeal Waterbeach EfW decision


Amey has announced that it is appealing Cambridgeshire county council’s decision to block its proposed energy from waste (EfW) facility at the Waterbeach Waste Management Park near Cambridge. In September 2018, the council ...

27 March 2019

FCC Environment in £480m EfW project with Tata


Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and FCC Environment have announced that £480 million in funding has been secured to construct a 600,000 tonne capacity EfW plant in Lostock, Cheshire. The funding was agreed between the ...

26 March 2019

Cheshire waste wood gasification facility ‘fully operational’


The 170,000 tonnes-per-year capacity ‘Ince Bio Power’ waste wood gasification facility in Cheshire is now fully operational, developer Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) announced today (26 March). Ince Bio Power forms part ...

26 March 2019

Waste exporters warned of Dover ‘no-deal’ disruption


As uncertainty over the UK’s future relationship with Europe continues, Defra has warned businesses in the waste sector to identify ‘alternative export routes’ to avoid disruption to services in a no-deal Brexit. Ministers ...

25 March 2019

EfWs on target at Viridor but Glasgow losses loom


Pennon Group today reported good progress on its subsidiary Viridor’s suite of energy from waste plans under development but could face having to make further provisions for losses over its Glasgow facility. In an update ahead ...

22 March 2019

Rookery Pit ERF reaches financial close


Veolia is to supply the feedstock for a major waste facility in Bedfordshire - the Rookery Pit Energy Recovery Facility - which achieved financial close today (22 March). Veolia owns a 20% stake in the 545,000 tonnes-per-year ...