Energy Tuesday 21 May 2019
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. [caption id="attachment_94559...


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30 November 2018

Funding secured for Bridgwater EfW plant


Infrastructure investor, Equitix, and environmental investment firm Iona Capital, have announced the planned development of a £72 million energy from waste facility in Bridgwater, Somerset. The 7.7MW Resource Recovery facility ...

27 November 2018

‘Favourable’ market boosts Viridor’s results


“Favourable recycling market dynamics” led to Viridor reporting an 18.3% increase in profit before tax in the half year April to September 2018, compared to the same period last year. The figures came as part of the company’...

incinerator flame 26 November 2018

Municipal incinerator emissions ‘not linked’ to infant mortality


Long-running work to assess the health impact of emissions from municipal waste incinerators has suggested that there is no increased risk of stillbirth, infant mortality or ‘other birth outcomes’ to those living near the facilities.

19 November 2018

Brexit impacts on RDF market highlighted by CIWM


A report commissioned by CIWM has warned of the possible ramifications of Brexit on the refuse derived fuel (RDF) sector and addressed “uncertainties” about the future of the industry. Published last week, ‘RDF trading in a...

8 November 2018

Construction starts at Hooton gasification plant


Aviva Investors has acquired the 240,000 tonnes capacity gasification facility which is being developed by CoGen in Hooton, Cheshire. The purchase of the Hooton Bio Power facility by the Aviva asset management business comes in ...

6 November 2018

Energy blow with turbine shutdown at Edmonton


The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is facing restricted capacity at its “ageing” energy from waste facility in Edmonton, with the “unplanned” shutdown of one of its four turbines. However, LondonEnergy Ltd (LEL) – ...

5 November 2018

News in brief (05/11/2018)


With news on: delivery chief for North London energy from waste plant; golfing support at UKCM; Investors in People at Coral Products; and Powerday installs Adtrak software for voices.

30 October 2018

Defra rebuts claim of ‘weakening’ EfW emissions standards


The  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has rebutted claims that it supports proposals to ‘weaken’ European standards on emissions from energy from waste plants. This follows comments by the ...

30 October 2018

SUEZ points to ‘confidence in UK businesses’


The global waste management and water business SUEZ today reported results to the end of September 2018, which it described as maintaining a “positive trend”. The company, which is headquartered in Paris, and has its UK base ...

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