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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

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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”

Slough Multifuel signs ‘long-term’ PPA deal

Slough Multifuel signs ‘long-term’ PPA deal

UK: Construction of the 480,000t/yr facility began earlier this year

Kibo reveals UK-based EfW project it was after

Kibo reveals UK-based EfW project it was after

Company said in April it had started an “extensive due diligence process” for the potential acquisition of several UK-based EfW projects

Market continues shift away from exporting UK RDF

Market continues shift away from exporting UK RDF

Shipments of RDF, which were already falling pre-Brexit and Covid, have continued to drop with indications UK exports are in terminal decline

Renewi, Hills and Britaniacrest still exporting waste as EfW plants delayed

Renewi, Hills and Britaniacrest still exporting waste as EfW plants delayed

UK-based companies exported nearly 100,000t between them in the first half of this year, despite a general trend of falling shipments

BioLNG could save thousands of unsupported biogas plants - EnviTec

BioLNG could save thousands of unsupported biogas plants - EnviTec

Germany: Thousands of plant operators face losing financial subsides over the “next few years”

EA to decide on Northacre permit application

EA to decide on Northacre permit application

UK: Industry regulator said it had received additional information which it had requested from the developer during the summer

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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