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Veolia and Suez agree to merger after weeks of talks

Veolia and Suez agree to merger after weeks of talks

Combined Veolia-led business will have revenues of “around €37bn” a year

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Drax BECCS in late 2020s is ‘no regrets’ option – study

Drax BECCS in late 2020s is ‘no regrets’ option – study

Carbon capture technology could save “around £4.5bn” of the additional costs needed for the UK to meet its fifth carbon budget, which runs from 2028 to 2032

CfD fourth round portal opens

CfD fourth round portal opens

UK: First three rounds have backed several waste and biomass-fired plants, but only one new build project has so far been completed

Legal challenge over EfW’s exclusion from UK ETS due next week

Legal challenge over EfW’s exclusion from UK ETS due next week

A two-day online hearing will take place as part of a judicial review of the UK government’s decision to exclude EfW plant from the emissions trading scheme

Paprec looks for further EfW expansion after CNIM deal

Paprec looks for further EfW expansion after CNIM deal

France/UK/Poland: Company is also in talks in over a deal for Dalkia Wastenergy

Five new barges for EfW firm Cory

Five new barges for EfW firm Cory

UK: Company has now taken delivery of six of the planned 35 barges it has ordered as part of its fleet overhaul

Watchdog drops AEB’s stricter supervision order

Watchdog drops AEB’s stricter supervision order

Netherlands: Supervision order was placed on company three years ago, a year before a disastrous shutdown hit the EfW business a year later

SME ‘remains fully committed’ to Uskmouth conversion

SME ‘remains fully committed’ to Uskmouth conversion

UK: World’s first coal-to-waste conversion has made progress, but faces political issues on two fronts

Gasum tests LBG for maritime transport

Gasum tests LBG for maritime transport

Finland/Norway: Two test deliveries have been to the Finnish Border Guard

Arc21 EfW plant’s electricity export ‘not an issue’, says Indaver

Arc21 EfW plant’s electricity export ‘not an issue’, says Indaver

NIE Networks has raised concerns over infrastructure related to exporting power from the facility, but developer says issue has already been dealt with

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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

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