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Second major fire within two years hits EfW plant

Second major fire within two years hits EfW plant

Czechia: The outbreak of a second, larger fire follows another last year and in 2017 a worker had to be rescued by emergency services after falling into the waste bunker

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Consultation due over Drax’s BECCS plans

Consultation due over Drax’s BECCS plans

UK: Process will start next month and run until 12 December with Drax due to formally apply for a DCO next year

Essex-based SRF pyrolysis plant approved

Essex-based SRF pyrolysis plant approved

UK: Small-scale facility is being developed to test the technology and will process SRF with 60% biogenic content

Redcar Energy Centre looks to join CCUS cluster project

Redcar Energy Centre looks to join CCUS cluster project

UK: EfW facility gained planning consent earlier this year and remains on track to open in 2025

Waste sector makes case for EfW in green taxonomy

Waste sector makes case for EfW in green taxonomy

Most advanced national waste models combine a high level of recycling with an appropriate level of energy recovery, argue trade bodies

£295m earmarked for food waste collections in Net Zero plan

£295m earmarked for food waste collections in Net Zero plan

UK: Separate food waste collections have long been seen as a potential boost to the biogas sector

Drax and Suez-backed CCUS hub one of two taken forward

Drax and Suez-backed CCUS hub one of two taken forward

UK: Backing for East Coast Cluster is good news for Drax’s BECCS and installing CCS at the Suez Tees Valley on Teesside

Alton EfW plant hit with fifth Regulation 25 request

Alton EfW plant hit with fifth Regulation 25 request

UK: Latest request for information relates to the Environment Bill and air quality guidelines

Essex applies for permit for landfill gas project

Essex applies for permit for landfill gas project

UK: County signed £80m deal to resume processing biogas at its Bellhouse landfill site, which is currently flared

Aker and Viridor sign CCUS deal

Aker and Viridor sign CCUS deal

UK-based Viridor will install the technology at its Glasgow, Avonmouth, Ardley, Trident Park and Beddington EfW plants

EWB Comment and Analysis

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

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

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