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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11 June 2019

Renewi provides for ‘termination’ of Derby contract


Renewi Plc has provided for the “complete termination” of its Derby PPP contract following a delay to the opening of the Sinfin gasification plant by its partner Interserve. The revelation came yesterday (June 10) as the ...

10 June 2019

Tolvik predicts EfW capacity up to 2023


Consultancy firm Tolvik has predicted that the UK will have the capacity to treat 16.9 million tonnes of residual waste through energy from waste plants by 2023, in figures published this month. The consultancy published its

6 June 2019

Cory looks to use heat from Riverside EfW plant


Cory Riverside Energy is seeking to establish a district heating network to utilise heat from its Riverside energy from waste plant to heat homes in the nearby east London area. The measure was outlined in the company’s ...

4 June 2019

New rules and meeting technical competence


Phil Conran, a director at 360 Environmental, which has implemented Competence Management Systems across the UK, reflects on new rules around technical competence. OPINION: A condition of ...

31 May 2019

Gove hears panel board concern over biomass subsidy


Environment Secretary Michael Gove has heard concerns over the impact of renewable energy subsidies for biomass fuel on the availability of feedstock for the panel board industry. This comes as figures published this week have ...

30 May 2019

Wheelabrator looks to develop Skelton Grange EfW


Energy from waste specialist Wheelabrator has announced that it is taking over plans to develop an energy recovery facility at Skelton Grange near Leeds. Plans had previously been put in place for a 300,000 tonnes per-year ...

28 May 2019

Urbaser’s Javelin Park EfW to begin waste treatment


Urbaser Balfour Beatty has confirmed that the 190,000 tonnes per year capacity Javelin Park energy from waste (EfW) facility in Gloucestershire is to begin taking deliveries of waste from next month (June). The facility has ...

21 May 2019

AHK Group acquires Waste Research consultancy


Inspection and research consultancy Waste Research Ltd has been acquired by Prescot-based Alfred H Knight Group (AHK). Rotherham-based Waste Research was a long-established firm providing analytical and consultancy services to the...

21 May 2019

MPs probe EfW and recycling rate link


The possibility of a link between energy from waste and low recycling rates was discussed at a committee of MPs yesterday (20 May) with the waste management sector emphasising there was no connection. The ‘link’ and a ...