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Runcorn EfW case could move to ‘settlement negotiations’

Runcorn EfW case could move to ‘settlement negotiations’

UK: Case relates to more than 200 households around the EfW plant who believe their lives have been affected by the facility

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‘Concerns’ raised over Veolia and Suez merger

‘Concerns’ raised over Veolia and Suez merger

UK-based body fears combined business “could lead to a loss of competition in the supply of several waste and water management services”

New project aims to boost biogas yields by ‘at least 10%’

New project aims to boost biogas yields by ‘at least 10%’

Italy: Two-year project to look at ‘microbiological activity’ within biogas plants to study ways to improve production

‘Frustration’ at delays by new Welsh planning regulator

‘Frustration’ at delays by new Welsh planning regulator

UK: Transfer of powers from Planning Inspectorate to new Welsh body has caused trouble for bioenergy and waste-processing projects, emails reveal

Cory plans to reach ‘net zero’ by 2040

Cory plans to reach ‘net zero’ by 2040

UK: CCS, heat supply and renewable power will support the decarbonisation of the EfW facility over the next two decades

Inspections of waste containers drop by more than a half due to pandemic

Inspections of waste containers drop by more than a half due to pandemic

UK: EA had claimed to have inspected almost twice as many containers as its actually it did after revising figures

Ireland could introduce ‘levy on waste recovery’

Ireland could introduce ‘levy on waste recovery’

Latest figures reveal “some worrying trends” about increasing rates of waste, including municipal sources rising by 6% to 3.1Mt, according to regulator

Updated: EfW business barometer improves

Updated: EfW business barometer improves

The outlook amongst Europe EfW plant operators has improved this year after falling "significantly" in 2020 due to Covid 19

Waga secures refinancing for four biomethane-producing sites

Waga secures refinancing for four biomethane-producing sites

France: Company focus on the production of biomethane from landfill gases and plans to eventually have 100 facilities in Europe and North America

EfW contract set to be awarded as council questions project

EfW contract set to be awarded as council questions project

UK: A local authority has called for a 'pause and review' of a 700,000t/yr project days before a joint venture contract is due to be signed off

EWB Comment and Analysis

EWB insight report: November 2021

EWB insight report: November 2021

This month: Scotland considers an EfW moratorium, the AEB sale progresses, Cory reveals the world’s largest decarbonisation project on an EfW plant, and why energy recovery needs to put the U in CCUS

EWB Insight report: October 2021

EWB Insight report: October 2021

This month: CCUS and BECCS take off in the UK, the world’s first project to convert a coal-fired plant to waste hangs in the balance, pellet production at WKE’s first facility slips into next year and a full facilities round-up

EWB Insight report: September 2021

EWB Insight report: September 2021

This month: UK’s district heating market comes of age, Essex is still landfilling after EfW deal fails and EWB investigates Aviva’s problems stemming from the development of three biomass-gasification plants. And the usual facilities round-up

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

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