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€73m plan to export heat from Dublin EfW plant

€73m plan to export heat from Dublin EfW plant

Ireland: Up to 90MWth could be sourced from the facility and supplied “throughout the city and Dublin area”

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New owner for KPA Unicon

New owner for KPA Unicon

Finland: The biomass plant builder is now majority owned by Partnera

Abandoned waste sparks inferno despite four years of EA intervention

Abandoned waste sparks inferno despite four years of EA intervention

UK: Site was previously used for producing RDF for export and recycling

Leak: EU executive moots tighter sustainability criteria for bioenergy

Leak: EU executive moots tighter sustainability criteria for bioenergy

Biomass-to-energy could face stronger rules and limits on wood it can process

BECCS could cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 200Mt/yr

BECCS could cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 200Mt/yr

Swiss researchers find vast benefits from roll out, but say there are “challenges to overcome”

Germany biogas-capacity tender falls well short

Germany biogas-capacity tender falls well short

Only 60 bids with a total capacity of 44MWe were submitted against a total cap of 168MWe

UK waste wood imports quadrupled in 2020 - WRA

UK waste wood imports quadrupled in 2020 - WRA

Biomass-to-energy showed the biggest growth in demand for waste wood with the UK making steady growth towards the 3Mt/yr capacity goal

Deal signed to supply tech for biocoal facilities

Deal signed to supply tech for biocoal facilities

Finland/Sweden: First plant is due to open next year and will process feedstock including forestry residues, elephant grass, bagasse and other types of fast-growing energy crops

Biomethane boost as MEPs calls for transport barriers to be dropped - EBA

Biomethane boost as MEPs calls for transport barriers to be dropped - EBA

MEPs from different parties come together to call on the European Commission to “remove barriers to the deployment of sustainable fuels and technologies in transport”

Iona and King's Cross in ‘landmark’ biomethane deal

Iona and King's Cross in ‘landmark’ biomethane deal

UK: Area’s carbon footprint could be cut by 50% under the deal, saving 20,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

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EWB Comment and Analysis

EWB Insight report: April 2021

EWB Insight report: April 2021

This month: The biomass sector continues to consolidate rather than expand, the UK launches a probe into the same sector and a new EfW plant builder is revealed. Here’s the full round up of the month’s industry news and facilities updates

Why the heat is on to join up EfW plans

Why the heat is on to join up EfW plans

A recent planning decision on an energy-from-waste plant has flagged up the importance of considering recycling and carbon capture and storage and, writes Catherine Early, the overriding need for more effective collaboration

EWB Insight report: March 2021

EWB Insight report: March 2021

This month: Welsh government brings in immediate moratorium on 10MWe+ EfW capacity, RDF sector questions Eunomia’s support after it releases another anti-EfW report and a full facilities round up

Keeping the fires out and the lights on

Keeping the fires out and the lights on

Fire is a critical risk for power generation sites, but blazes remain all too common. James Mountain, sales and marketing director, Fire Shield Systems, explores the issues surrounding fire prevention and protection for power stations

EWB Insight Report: February 2021

EWB Insight Report: February 2021

This month: Who will build the UK’s pipeline of EfW plants, NGOs “misrepresent” bioenergy, several businesses make moves in the biogas sector, and a full facilities round-up