Energy Wednesday 24 April 2019
24 April 2019

Scotland ‘failing in landfill ban preparation’

Local authorities and commercial waste operators in Scotland have failed to make adequate preparations for the upcoming landfill ban, a report to the Scottish Government has said. And, the Eunomia report commissioned by the ...


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15 October 2018

NLWA seeks public funding for Edmonton ERF


The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has announced that the construction of its new energy recovery facility (ERF) in Edmonton will be funded through direct public borrowing. This means that the authority will be borrowing ...

15 October 2018

Defra in European talks over Brexit and RDF


Defra has revealed that it has contacted other EU countries to discuss arrangements for waste import and export licences in the event of a no-deal in Brexit negotiations. The announcement comes within a document published by the ...

5 October 2018

Hoddesdon EfW permit plan receives public backlash


Veolia’s plans for an Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Hoddesdon have come under further pressure as the vast majority of the 97 responses to its likely environmental permit are negative. The comments came in newly-...

5 September 2018

Veolia to trial waste-powered electric RCVs


Veolia has announced it is to trial ‘the world’s first’ electric refuse collection vehicles (RCV) charged directly by power derived from non-recyclable household waste. The project in Sheffield will see two 26 tonne RCVs ...

30 August 2018

Severn Trent swoops for Agrivert in £120m deal


Organics recycling firm Agrivert is to be bought by the utilities company Severn Trent in a deal totalling £120 million, the two companies have announced today (30 August). The deal covers five food waste anaerobic digestion...

28 August 2018

Work progresses on Isle of Wight EfW facility


Building works have been "substantially completed" at Amey’s waste treatment facility at Newport - being delivered on behalf of the Isle of Wight council - with the facility expected to be fully ...

31 July 2018

Amey overcomes ‘teething problems’ in Milton Keynes


Amey's gasification plant in Milton Keynes is up and running, and despite some teething problems, it is now operating at expected levels of energy generation. The advanced thermal treatment (ATT) plant is one of three technologies...

25 July 2018

Geminor to supply Allerton EfW facility


Norwegian-owned waste fuel specialist, Geminor, has signed a 25-year contract to supply Amey’s Allerton Waste Recovery Park in North Yorkshire. The agreement will see Geminor supply a maximum of 50,000 tonnes of residual waste ...

24 July 2018

Plans unveiled for Redcar EfW plant


A Yorkshire-based waste exporter, PMAC Energy, has unveiled plans for what it says will be a £250 million waste to energy plant at Redcar Bulk Terminal (RBT). The firm has secured 25 acres of the terminal’s land for the ...

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