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Vattenfall unveils vast expansion for under-development EfW heating project

Vattenfall unveils vast expansion for under-development EfW heating project

UK: Up to 500,000 homes, business and public buildings could connect to a London-wide system by 2040

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Fortis IBA wants planning for ash-storage facility

Fortis IBA wants planning for ash-storage facility

UK: Company has applied to formalise a “temporary dispensation” that it has had to store IBA at a site in Andover

Gasum to increase Nordic biogas production

Gasum to increase Nordic biogas production

Company made the announcement after Sweden backed increased support for biogas production

Drax says UK farmers could supply its biomass feedstock

Drax says UK farmers could supply its biomass feedstock

Power station is working with the NFU to “provide diversification opportunities for British farmers”

Leeds’ EfW-powered heating network to expand

Leeds’ EfW-powered heating network to expand

Expansion will make the scheme one of the UK’s major heat networks, according to a local authority

Nottingham EfW cuts gasoil use

Nottingham EfW cuts gasoil use

UK: Work on the plant’s combustion process has slashed the amount of the fossil fuel used to process waste

Co-Gen loses North Lanarkshire EfW legal challenge

Co-Gen loses North Lanarkshire EfW legal challenge

UK: Court rules reasons for original refusal by Scottish ministers were “not challenged” by the appeal and refused it

EfW developer hits out after waiting ‘nearly 400 weeks’ for decision

EfW developer hits out after waiting ‘nearly 400 weeks’ for decision

Indaver-led Arc21 facility has had a torrid time in the planning process for a number of reasons

Electrostatic filter means biomass boilers could emit ‘almost no particulates’

Electrostatic filter means biomass boilers could emit ‘almost no particulates’

Denmark: Research says the technology could reduce particulate emissions by up to 96%

Consented plans for Cardiff biomass-fired plant dropped

Consented plans for Cardiff biomass-fired plant dropped

UK: Developer has submitted a new application which appears to drop the approved biomass plant element and replace it with “construction of industrial accommodation”

EWB Comment and Analysis

EWB Insight report: August 2021

EWB Insight report: August 2021

This month: 700,000t/yr EfW deal effectively awarded, no appeal over non-inclusion of EfW in EU ETS, Veolia highlights energy importance of EfW, and the usual facilities round up

EWB Insight report: July 2021

EWB Insight report: July 2021

This month: EfW continues to attract investor interest, Fortum Oslo Varme’s CCS project rejects EC criticism and legal action over Surrey’s waste gasification plant moves forward. Also read our full facilities round up

Are smaller decentralised EfW solutions the way forward for the UK?

Are smaller decentralised EfW solutions the way forward for the UK?

Simon Webb, managing director of Tidy Planet Energy, shares his thoughts on the role that more localised solutions can play in the evolution of embracing a more circular economy, along with the benefits they also bring to the UK’s waste, recycling and recovery landscape

EWB Insight report: June 2021

EWB Insight report: June 2021

This month: UK planning systems adds 1Mt/yr of new capacity, a judicial review against the UK government’s decision to exclude EfW from its ETS was dismissed, CNIM struck no EPC deals in the first three months of this year and a full facilities round up

Airlines pin green hopes on SAF

Airlines pin green hopes on SAF

Ahead of key decisions for the aviation sector in the EU’s ‘fit for 55’ package of major climate and energy policy announcements in mid-July, carriers have set out their expectations for sustainable aviation fuel, while a report shows they have been lobbying hard against the new climate targets, Raquel Guerra reports

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