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Gasification-equipped Enviroparks EfW suffers stack-height setback

Gasification-equipped Enviroparks EfW suffers stack-height setback

UK: Company tells ENDS it will appeal as the snubbed changes would have improved the environmental credentials of the project

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Turkey ban 'could lead to plastic waste stockpiling in the UK'

Turkey ban 'could lead to plastic waste stockpiling in the UK'

Move follows reports of “wrongly documented” waste shipped from the UK to Turkey last year

Concern over ‘illegal’ waste exports from Italy to Tunisia

Concern over ‘illegal’ waste exports from Italy to Tunisia

NGO believe waste is being exported against EU rules for final disposal to the non-OECD country

Eastern England still lags behind on energy recovery

Eastern England still lags behind on energy recovery

London, the north east and west midlands were the three areas with the most capacity, according to government figures

TME lands troubled €58m Portuguese EfW project after legal challenge

TME lands troubled €58m Portuguese EfW project after legal challenge

Last year the tendering process was extended four times, having already been awarded once in a deal that later fell through

Weltec developing biogas facility at sewage plant

Weltec developing biogas facility at sewage plant

Germany: Facility will be ready to go into operation by October this year

Scotland to become first in UK to legislatively back district heating

Scotland to become first in UK to legislatively back district heating

Several heating schemes connected to EfW and biomass plants are under development in the country

Worker hospitalised after fire at biomass-fired plant

Worker hospitalised after fire at biomass-fired plant

Denmark: Fire started in the silo at the biomass-converted facility

How a ruling on the role of EfW plants changes the game for hiring subcontractors

How a ruling on the role of EfW plants changes the game for hiring subcontractors

Last year’s case has implications for anyone hiring subcontractors during the construction of energy-from-waste plants. Simon Lewis, Vicky McCombe and Sarah Wales explain what to look out for when drawing up conditions

Uniper’s multifuel-fired plant applies for permit

Uniper’s multifuel-fired plant applies for permit

UK: Facility will be able to take up to 524,550t/yr, which will mainly be in the form of RDF with “certain waste biomass fuels” also processed

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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

Why business is hotting up for EfW

Why business is hotting up for EfW

Few will remember 2020 as their favourite year, but one positive outcome could be the growth of the energy-from-waste sector, with a flurry of deals meaning heat networks may soon be widespread across the UK, Becca Challis reports

Coal mining ‘necessary evil’ as alternative fuel sector ramps up

Coal mining ‘necessary evil’ as alternative fuel sector ramps up

Waste Knot Energy (WKE) managing director, Roger Ferguson, says he is not surprised at the recent controversy surrounding planning for a Cumbrian coal mine

EWB Insight report: Dec/Jan 2021

EWB Insight report: Dec/Jan 2021

This month: Could 2021 mark a change in PR strategy for EfW, pressure increase on the Dutch to drop waste-import tax, dire warning of lack of waste investment in NI and a full facilities round up

EWB Insight report: November 2020

EWB Insight report: November 2020

This month: The EU ETS should not be extended to EfW plants, BWSC shifts away from EfW and bioenergy plant builds, Suez and BP work on the UK’s first CCS project at an EfW plant, still no EIA for the Barry biomass plant and Nature Energy is building another large-scale facility

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