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Waste-to-biofuel producer gains €50m investment

Waste-to-biofuel producer gains €50m investment

Canadian biofuel producer Enerkem has announced the closure of its latest round of financing.

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Councils urge banks to take action over delayed EfW plant

Councils urge banks to take action over delayed EfW plant

UK: Local authorities have warned that they will pull the plug on a long-term waste management contract if the lenders that funded the construction of an energy-from -waste plant in Derby fail to ensure that it is fully commissioned as soon as possible.

Wheelabrator Harewood EfW plant environmental assessment proposals queried

Wheelabrator Harewood EfW plant environmental assessment proposals queried

UK: The Planning Inspectorate has told the developer of a proposed 65MW waste-to-energy facility in Hampshire that the environmental assessment for the project must consider odour impacts and assess landscape and visual impacts beyond 15km of the site.

PM warns of incineration tax if poor recycling performance continues

PM warns of incineration tax if poor recycling performance continues

UK: Prime minister Theresa May has repeated a warning that the government will consider the introduction of a tax on the incineration of waste if recycling targets are not met.

Lease agreed for 'UK first' waste-to-hydrogen plant

Lease agreed for 'UK first' waste-to-hydrogen plant

Energy-from-waste firm Waste2Tricity has announced plans to develop the UK's first industrial-scale plant capable of converting waste plastics into hydrogen.

Lower Saxony EfW plant's CO2 set to make green gas

Lower Saxony EfW plant's CO2 set to make green gas

Germany: Carbon dioxide produced by EEW Energy from Waste's Helmstedt plant is to be turned into methane.

Waste and bioenergy market 'set to top €44bn'

Waste and bioenergy market 'set to top €44bn'

The market should grow by more than 6% a year over the next three years, according to analysts

UK's largest energy port seeks waste permit

UK's largest energy port seeks waste permit

Natural Resources Wales has launched a consultation on granting a waste permit which would allow the storage of 80,000 tonnes of refuse derived fuel at the Port of Milford Haven.

Fjernvarme Horsens set for expansion

Fjernvarme Horsens set for expansion

The community-owned district heating firm in Denmark's eighth-largest city has adopted a strategy to oversee its growth over the next two decades.

English council reaches £1.75m settlement with Viridor over contamination dispute

English council reaches £1.75m settlement with Viridor over contamination dispute

UK: Milton Keynes Council has reached a £1.75m settlement with waste company Viridor, after the material that was collected and sent to the city's recycling facility consistently breached agreed contamination levels.

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EWB Comment and Analysis

EWB Insight report: Feb 2019

EWB Insight report: Feb 2019

This month: Is the UK halfway through building a portfolio of EfW plants, facilites progress in Corby, Darwen and the Rookery South EfW faces yet another day in court

EWB Insight report: Dec/Jan 2019

EWB Insight report: Dec/Jan 2019

This month: Another EfW is "called in", another project drops out of the UK's CfD process, Brexit causes issues for waste exporters and a full facilities round up

EWB Insight report: November 2018

EWB Insight report: November 2018

This month: Interserve's woes continued, could the plug be pulled on the Port Clarence biomass-fired plant, the UK throws a lifeline to ACT-equipped waste processing plants and a full facilities round up

EWB Insight report: October 2018

EWB Insight report: October 2018

This month: Tough time for the biofuel sector, UK-based projects drop out of CfD process, Ireland's lack of landfill capacity an emergency and a full round facilities round up

EWB Insight report: September 2018

EWB Insight report: September 2018

This month: More problems for waste gasification plants, DG Environment gives "early warning reports" to 14 member states, UK makes it tougher for wood-fired builds and a full facilities round up for the month

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