Energy Monday 14 June 2021
10 June 2021

Sweden overtakes the Dutch for English RDF imports

Rolling figures to April 2021 show Sweden has overtaken the Netherlands as the most popular destination for exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from England for the first time. According to data obtained from the Environment ...


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9 March 2021

Remove plastic from ‘waste for incineration’, says Eunomia


Plastic must be removed from waste sent for 'incineration' to prevent the practice becoming more carbon intensive than landfill by 2035, according to environmental consultancy Eunomia. The consultancy says this should be achieved ...

Jacob Hayler 9 March 2021

ESA slams Dispatches waste documentary  


The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has slammed the Dispatches documentary last night, claiming its focus on energy from waste “ignored the bigger picture”. The documentary, called The Dirty Truth About Your Rubbish, ...

5 March 2021

Uniper seeks permit for EfW plant


International energy company Uniper has applied to the Environment Agency for a permit to operate an energy from waste (EfW) plant at the Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station site. Known as the East Midlands Energy Re-Generation (...

1 March 2021

RDF exports fell by 37% in 2020


Provisional Environment Agency data for the 2020 calendar year has shown a drop in exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from England of nearly 37%. This is thought to be because of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on ...

12 February 2021

Viridor’s Exeter EfW plant could supply heat to Devon councils


Three Devon councils unveiled plans yesterday (11 February) for a district heating network which would use heat provided by Viridor’s Exeter energy from waste (EfW) plant. Teignbridge district council, Exeter city council and ...

9 February 2021

Only build EfW plants in ‘justified cases’, CEWEP says


The Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants (CEWEP) has said new or extended capacity of energy from waste plants should “only take place in well justified cases, in full respect of the waste hierarchy”. The ...

8 February 2021

Wheelabrator completes sale of UK EfW arm


First Sentier Investors (FSI) has today (8 February) completed the purchase of Wheelabrator Technologies UK.   The deal, which was first announced in December 2020 (see

5 February 2021

News in brief (05/02/21)


With news on: Egbert Taylor swaps from paint to powder; team members celebrate 10 years at UKCM; tyre recovery group to look at pyrolysis in the UK; Rushlight award win for O.C.O Technology; and, printer cartridge recycler gains supplier award.

4 February 2021

Consultation launched on industrial emissions BAT


Defra has launched a consultation setting out a possible process for developing Best Available Techniques (BAT) to “limit the environmental impact of polluting industries”. And, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) has...