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Deal to build resurrected Drakelow EfW plant confirmed

Deal to build resurrected Drakelow EfW plant confirmed

UK: New plans for the formerly CfD-backed gasification facility were approved last year

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Beddington processed less waste as it was commissioned

Beddington processed less waste as it was commissioned

UK: Facility also had “several exceedances” of permitted levels of carbon monoxide emissions, according to a report

Court lifts ‘unconstitutional’ EfW development restriction

Court lifts ‘unconstitutional’ EfW development restriction

Lithuania’s 20-kilometre rule “is in conflict” with country’s constitutional principles, according to a court ruling

Wheelabrator ends Harewood EfW project

Wheelabrator ends Harewood EfW project

UK: Developer to focus on “further advanced” energy recovery facilities

Pembroke Dock waste-storage permit to be approved

Pembroke Dock waste-storage permit to be approved

Welsh environmental watchdog NRW minded to allow expansion of problematic waste site

Greencoat Capital eyes further bioenergy deals

Greencoat Capital eyes further bioenergy deals

UK: Fund has previously backed the 40MWe Templeborough biomass-fired plant as part of its £130m (€156.4m) investment portfolio

‘Alternative options’ considered for Sunderland waste-gasification plant

‘Alternative options’ considered for Sunderland waste-gasification plant

UK: Planning inquiry dramatically postponed after it emerged talks over the future of the site were ongoing

Combined gasification and AD plant nears end of commissioning

Combined gasification and AD plant nears end of commissioning

UK: Facilities are due to process a combined 95,000t/yr and have a joint capacity of 3.6MWe

UK funds ‘world first’ biomass-to-cement fuel-switching pilots

UK funds ‘world first’ biomass-to-cement fuel-switching pilots

Government awards funding of £6m for “ground-breaking” decarbonisation demonstration projects

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EWB Insight report: January 2019

EWB Insight report: January 2019

This month: Dutch waste tax hits UK exports, Brexit will hit EU’s bioenergy production, AEB is up for sale and there are several EFW facilities developments

EWB Insight report: December 2019

EWB Insight report: December 2019

This month: Dutch waste tax confirmed, another EfW plant builder in administration, WI BAT published, Drax to be “carbon neutral” by 2030, plus a full facilities round-up

EWB Insight report: November 2019

EWB Insight report: November 2019

This month: RRS insolvency details revealed, UK exports of waste to drop, Viridor takes legal action and two legal actions against UK-based EfW plant build fail

How optimising EfW plants can help industry's image

How optimising EfW plants can help industry's image

EfW facilities will play an increasing role as fossil fuels are phased out. Making them more efficient by using new technology and data monitoring can boost their renewables credentials and public perception, argues Tim McNeilly

Why Scotland chose to delay its controversial landfill ban

Why Scotland chose to delay its controversial landfill ban

Plan to bring in ban in 2021 would have left about a million tonnes of waste with “nowhere to go”

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