Energy Thursday 20 February 2020
20 February 2020

Wheelabrator scraps Hampshire EfW

Wheelabrator Technologies has announced today, 20 February, that it will “no longer proceed” with plans for a 500,000 tonne per year capacity energy from waste (EfW) plant in Hampshire. The follows a ‘strategic review’ the...


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2 May 2019

FCC gains approval under new competence scheme


EXCLUSIVE: The approval of a Competence Management System for waste management company FCC Environment is being seen as a big step forward for an alternative approach to meeting waste permit requirements. For many years, the way ...

30 April 2019

Millerhill EfW plant enters full operation


The Millerhill Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility (RERC), located in Midlothian in the east of Scotland, is now fully operational. That’s according to operator, FCC Environment (UK), which signed a 25-year contract to ...

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 ...

23 April 2019

Pembroke port authority seeks permit for waste storage


The Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) has made an application to Natural Resources Wales for an environmental permit to operate a waste storage and transfer station at Pembroke Dock. The Authority wants to allow businesses using...

18 April 2019

Essex advised to reject second Rivenhall EfW plan


EXCLUSIVE: Councillors on Essex county council’s development committee are being advised to reject planning permission for a second version of the Rivenhall waste management facility. And, Essex county council has today denied ...

18 April 2019

Kemsley paper mill set for carbon reduction measures


Plans for a gas-powered combined heat and power (CHP) facility at the Kemsley paper mill in Kent have moved a step forward with the National Infrastructure Planning organisation this month sending its recommendation decision on the project to...

18 April 2019

Three shortlisted for West of England residual contracts


EXCLUSIVE: The West of England Partnership has shortlisted three companies for parts of a £21.2 million per annum residual waste treatment contract. Viridor, Suez and ETM Recycling Limited are all set to secure parts of the 10-...

17 April 2019

Cheshire ‘plastics-to-gas’ plant agreement signed


PowerHouse Energy – the company behind a ‘waste plastics to gas’ technology – has signed a deal which will see its technology used at the Protos Energy Hub in Cheshire. PowerHouse announced the deal with Energy from Waste ...

16 April 2019

FCC picks up East Lothian residual waste contract


FCC Environment has been awarded a contract worth up to £33 million for the treatment of residual waste on behalf of East Lothian council. The contract, which runs for a total of ten years, will see FCC handle between 25,000 to ...