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European Commission moots more support for sustainable jet fuel

European Commission moots more support for sustainable jet fuel

EU airlines may be obliged to use a minimum proportion of synthetic kerosene or advanced biofuels, according to a consultation from the European Commission

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Polish environment fund opens call for waste management projects

Polish environment fund opens call for waste management projects

The Polish government has launched a €320m fund for new waste management initiatives and installations

Lazio needs another EfW plant, says party chief

Lazio needs another EfW plant, says party chief

Italy: A draft waste management plan for the region surrounding Rome is inadequate and would leave waste to be transported elsewhere, according to centre-right politician Stefano Parisi

Municipal leader backs EfW plan for Oldham

Municipal leader backs EfW plan for Oldham

UK: The leader of a municipality in Greater Manchester says he supports the construction of a new 250,000t/year EfW plant in the area

FCC sells half stake in UK energy recovery operations

FCC sells half stake in UK energy recovery operations

Company says deal with boost its plans to develop new treatment plants

Green groups raise red flag over Estonia’s renewable subsidies plan

Green groups raise red flag over Estonia’s renewable subsidies plan

Estonian environmentalists have complained to the European Commission that plans to support biomass power breach state aid rules

Javelin Park legal challenge to continue

Javelin Park legal challenge to continue

UK: Community R4C will seek permission to appeal following a court ruling that it partially won last month

SecAnim unveils ‘state-of-the-art’ ABP plant

SecAnim unveils ‘state-of-the-art’ ABP plant

UK: Company is set to open a new high-risk animal by-product processing facility in Widnes, Cheshire

Repsol produces Spain’s first aviation biofuel

Repsol produces Spain’s first aviation biofuel

Energy firm produced 7,000 tonnes of jet fuel containing 5% biofuel and plans to double its annual production by 2030

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How can the waste sector help the UK accelerate towards net zero?

How can the waste sector help the UK accelerate towards net zero?

David Cullen, programme director for the North London Heat and Power Project, considers a new report from Policy Connect about the waste sector’s role in achieving ‘net zero’

EWB Insight report: June 2020

EWB Insight report: June 2020

This month: Political moves hit the EfW sector in Denmark and Germany, politician backtracks after criticising a waste to energy plant, MVV wins “rare” ruling, Amey’s Waterbeach facility loses appeal, and a full facilities round up

EWB Insight report: May 2020

EWB Insight report: May 2020

This month: Could CCS at biomass-fired and EfW plants be on the brink of commercial scale success, legal challenge to EU’s bioenergy support is shut down, UK sets new bioenergy record and a new energy recovery plant is planned for Essex

EWB Insight report: April 2020

EWB Insight report: April 2020

This month: Facilities moved forward for Wheelabrator, several other UK-based EfW plants progressed, while policy and business remains severely affected by the global coronavirus outbreak

Biogas plants winning the battle against grit

Biogas plants winning the battle against grit

Taking digesters offline to remove the debris that inevitably builds up over time is anathema to many operators. One company tackled the problem by combining a powerful degritter with a chopper pump. Christopher French reports

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