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EfW plant believed to have ‘exploded’

EfW plant believed to have ‘exploded’

Germany: Reports indicate up to five people are missing following the incident

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Whisky-maker Glenfiddich switches delivery fleet to biogas

Whisky-maker Glenfiddich switches delivery fleet to biogas

Vehicles operated by the company will now run on biogas produced from its own residues

New EfW plant planned for Wiesbaden

New EfW plant planned for Wiesbaden

Germany: Facility is planned to be operational by the end of 2023

Biffa found guilty of exporting banned waste for second time

Biffa found guilty of exporting banned waste for second time

Case involved 1000 tonnes of waste shipped from the UK to Asia

Government signs off Uniper’s EMERGE multifuel plant

Government signs off Uniper’s EMERGE multifuel plant

Facility was granted planning permission last month but faced the possibility of further scrutiny from the UK government

Veolia seeks permit for wood biomass operation

Veolia seeks permit for wood biomass operation

UK: Facility will be able to supply up to 75,000t/yr of woodchip feedstock

UK's Green Gas Levy to support biogas injection launches this autumn

UK's Green Gas Levy to support biogas injection launches this autumn

A replacement for Renewable Heat Incentive funding for biomethane injection will be available for applications within months, an official statement revealed this week

UK commits to sustainable aviation fuel

UK commits to sustainable aviation fuel

Eight companies have been shortlisted to share £15m (€17.5) in to support the development of the UK’s first plants to turn waste into jet fuel

EU regulators say biogas should be covered by methane leaks policy

EU regulators say biogas should be covered by methane leaks policy

All leaks of methane, regardless of whether they are from biogas or natural gas, should be monitored and controlled, says a coalition of European regulatory bodies

World-leading EfW CCS project hits back at EU commission criticism

World-leading EfW CCS project hits back at EU commission criticism

After criticism of CCS by a leading figure at the European Commission, the continent’s leading EfW carbon capture project says it is ready to catch up to 95% of emissions

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EWB Comment and Analysis

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

EWB Insight report: May 2021

EWB Insight report: May 2021

This month: Forged pellets certificate circulated by WKE, bioenergy sector faces stricter rules, waste wood and EfW market evolves and a full facilities round up

How England should prepare for separate food waste collections

How England should prepare for separate food waste collections

Waste management specialists Paul Palmer from GAP Organics, Grant Keenan from Keenan Recycling and Chris Negus from Privilege Finance highlight the opportunities that will arise and the pitfalls to avoid as public sector and waste management businesses get ready for the change

EWB Insight report: April 2021

EWB Insight report: April 2021

This month: The biomass sector continues to consolidate rather than expand, the UK launches a probe into the same sector and a new EfW plant builder is revealed. Here’s the full round up of the month’s industry news and facilities updates