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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16 July 2018

Greens call for moratorium on EFW plants


The UK will be burning more waste than it recycles inside the next year, a report by the Green Party has suggested. As a result of the findings, according to the Green Party, the government should immediately bring in a moratorium...

16 July 2018

Viridor releases update on Sutton ERF


Viridor has released an update on its  energy recovery facility (ERF) in Beddington, Sutton, explaining that the £205 million plant is “expected to become operational in autumn 2018”. The site, which will process 275,000...

EfW 10 July 2018

Biffa asks EA to increase Newhurst EfW capacity


Biffa has applied to the Environment Agency to vary the environmental permit it was granted for its proposed Newhurst Quarry energy recovery facility in 2011, to allow for an extra 50,000 tonnes a year in capacity. The company say...

5 July 2018

Concerns over RDF exports following Twence fire


A large fire which broke out at a site operated by Twence in the Netherlands has been extinguished but has brought to light concerns about exports of waste from the UK. The fire broke out in Hengelo on Saturday morning (30 June...

28 June 2018

Viridor’s Avonmouth EfW project boosts local businesses


Viridor reports to have spent £5.3 million so far with local businesses within 30 miles of the £252 million Resource Recovery Centre in Avonmouth. The resources and waste management firm said it has been working with local ...

25 June 2018

Gloucestershire assesses latest ICO ruling on EfW plant


Gloucestershire county council is now “going through” the latest ruling from the Information Commissioner’s Office after being ordered to publish information concerning the Javelin Park incinerator deal, writes Sarah Horton.

20 June 2018

Suez and Cornwall council open St Dennis EfW plant


Suez and Cornwall council officially opened the Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre last week. Representatives from Cornwall council and SUEZ were joined by members of the community for the official opening on 15 June. The ...

18 June 2018

Suez’ Wilton EfW facility officially opened


The Wilton energy from waste (EfW) facility on Teeside was officially opened last week by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) and Suez recycling and recovery UK. The facility manages the household waste generated daily...

AVR 8 June 2018

AVR to capture CO2 in Holland


Dutch waste-to-energy company, AVR, has announced plans to construct a large-scale CO2 capture system at one of its incinerators, after signing a long-term distribution agreement. Starting April 2019, ...