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Dorset EfW developer calls for halt to rival’s project

An artist's impression of Powerfuel's EfW plant

UK: Developer of Portland-based EfW feels rival’s Canford-based project’s planning process should be stopped while an appeal is carried out for their project


Lightning causes huge explosion at biogas facility

The fire at the plant image and video credit @Brand_Stu_Dad

UK: Strike caused the biogas stored in a digester tank to explode sending a huge fireball into the sky

Essex to tender waste deal in January for the third time

A landfill in Tilbury, Essex

UK: Two previous tender processes were scrapped due to “no compliant bids” being received and “technical issues”

Permit application for UK’s ‘largest biochar plant’

Biochar logistics, image copyright CPL

UK: Plant is developing coal briquettes and currently operates on a pilot scale for up to 30 days a year

Permit consultation launched for VC Cooke’s EfW facility

The entrance to the proposed plant's site, copyright

UK: Council, led by Green Party councillor, is considering whether the SWIP plant should be granted an environmental permit

HZI building its first wet anaerobic digestion facility on a DFBOO basis

Another HZI-built biogas plant

Italy: Facility is due operational in the final quarter of next year and is part of HZI’s plan to develop biomethane capacity of more than 1TWh/yr

Barnsley-based RDF and biomass gasification plant applies for permit

An artist's impression of the EfW plant, issued in 2015

UK: Project was originally developed by Peel and gained its first planning consent back in 2015

Macquarie moves for Renewi after missing out on Suez deal

The entrance to Renewi's Frog Island site in London, image copyright

Investment fund remains keen on expanding its reach in the waste sector where it currently owns Beauparc and other assets, having previously missed out on a deal for Suez’s UK-based business

Luton tenders £135m waste deal

Luton, image copyright

New contract may in the future include separate food waste collections, operating HWRC as well as waste treatment and recycling services

AVR confirms four-week plan for waste diversion

The landfill will take the waste, image copright

Netherlands: Company expects to be able to confirm next week when its facility will return to action after a major fire took it offline for a “long time”

First UK-based EfW operator joins CCS+ Initiative

Navigator Terminals will process captured CO2

UK’s EfW market “has the potential” to capture up to 20Mt of CO2 by 2050, of which around 10Mt/yr would be “durable, high quality carbon removals supported by permanent offshore geological storage”, according to Enfinium

University research advances production of hydrogen gas and biopropane from glycerol

Propane storage, image copyright Wikicommons

UK: First stage of project paves the way for production of renewable hydrogen and propane fuel gases from glycerol

Encyclis moving forward with Corby-based EfW project

An artist's impression of the EfW plant

UK: Facility was consented in its current form four-years ago and Encyclis has confirmed it is “getting ready to start construction”

New Burning Issue podcast episode released

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