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Exeter RDF-gasification plant applies for permit

Exeter RDF-gasification plant applies for permit

UK: Facility gained planning consent last year to replace a previous gasification scheme that would have produced bioSNG

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Financial close for Protos EfW plant

Financial close for Protos EfW plant

UK: Facility will be able to process up to 400,000t/yr and have a capacity of 49MWe when operational

Skelton Grange EfW facility secures permit

Skelton Grange EfW facility secures permit

UK: Facility is due to process up to 410,000t/yr and export about 38MWe

UK ETS legal challenge proceeds to full hearing

UK ETS legal challenge proceeds to full hearing

Attempt to bring a judicial review against the UK’s decision to exclude EfW plants from its proposed emissions trading scheme is likely to be heard in March next year

Farm-based AD plant allowed to treat agricultural waste

Farm-based AD plant allowed to treat agricultural waste

UK: New planning consent will bring the facility into line with an environmental permit granted earlier this year

Surrey concerned over ‘significantly delayed’ AD and waste-gasification plants

Surrey concerned over ‘significantly delayed’ AD and waste-gasification plants

UK: Independent review has been carried out after council said it risked missing out on £63m in waste infrastructure grants alone if the facilities were not delivered

Legal challenge over EfW’s exclusion from UK ETS due in court

Legal challenge over EfW’s exclusion from UK ETS due in court

Team behind challenge “confident” of progressing to a full hearing after a court date this week

Weltec Biopower puts French AD plant into operation

Weltec Biopower puts French AD plant into operation

France: €11m investment will process about 70,000t/yr of feedstock to produce biomethane

Replay: ‘Decentralised EfW plants can help drive a circular economy’ webinar

Replay: ‘Decentralised EfW plants can help drive a circular economy’ webinar

Listen again to ENDS’ free webinar in partnership with Turboden and featuring Tidy Planet

Extending EU ETS to EfW ‘wouldn’t work’ – CEWEP

Extending EU ETS to EfW ‘wouldn’t work’ – CEWEP

The EU has just closed a consultation into a revision of its emissions trading system, while the UK faces legal action for excluding EfW from its planned replacement scheme

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EWB Comment and Analysis

EWB Insight report: November 2020

EWB Insight report: November 2020

This month: The EU ETS should not be extended to EfW plants, BWSC shifts away from EfW and bioenergy plant builds, Suez and BP work on the UK’s first CCS project at an EfW plant, still no EIA for the Barry biomass plant and Nature Energy is building another large-scale facility

EWB Insight report: October 2020

EWB Insight report: October 2020

This month: Two judicial reviews and two wins for the EfW plants, crooks cashing in on plastic exports, Edmonton EfW plant deal down to three bidders, Corby EfW plant develops, Lynemouth Power offline and Ductor to deliver 200 biogas-producing plants

What makes a supportive policy environment for AD?

What makes a supportive policy environment for AD?

Mark Sommerfeld, policy manager at the Association of Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Chris Winward, chief commercial officer at Privilege Finance, share their views on what a truly supportive policy for AD looks like

EWB Insight report: September 2020

EWB Insight report: September 2020

This month: English RDF exports collapse, Norway’s CCUS project moves forward, LafargeHolcim reveals plans to double waste processing by 2030 and Severn Water unveiled plans for another thermal hydrolysis-powered facility

EWB Insight report: August 2020

EWB Insight report: August 2020

This month: Three more waste-gasification hit the buffers, UK faces legal action over excluding EfW plants from its planned ETS, Covanta calls for “dialogue” with protesters and Hoddesdon and Uskmouth-based facilities move forward

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