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Oldham EfW plans to return with ‘low carbon technology’

Oldham EfW plans to return with ‘low carbon technology’

UK: Developer, who has three other EfW plants in the works, says it will take plans for the 250,000t/yr facility back to the drawing board

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SEC moves forward with EfW plans after joint-venture agreement

SEC moves forward with EfW plans after joint-venture agreement

Denmark-based company was launched early this year and has links to the UK where it is targeting EfW construction deals

Europe’s ‘largest renewables-assets investor’ targets US market

Europe’s ‘largest renewables-assets investor’ targets US market

Fund owns the two large-scale biomass plants in the UK and has other interests in bioenergy, wind and solar sectors

RDF exporter dropping containers due to logistics

RDF exporter dropping containers due to logistics

UK-based Andusia says Covid-19, Brexit and a lack of qualified drivers has accelerated a shift to using more bulk vessels for exporting waste

Drax-backed research reveals bioenergy ‘policy gaps’

Drax-backed research reveals bioenergy ‘policy gaps’

Renewable energy subsidies “create a risk” of pulling material towards the energy sector, finds a report

Leachate tech offers significant savings for landfill operators

Leachate tech offers significant savings for landfill operators

UK: Viridor-backed project makes use of waste heat as an energy source

Doncaster EfW permit reissued over EA's heat ‘error’

Doncaster EfW permit reissued over EA's heat ‘error’

UK: The error apparently relates to a failure to specify the facility should be able to supply heat, although the EA has not responded to requests for further information

Eqtec to buy planned-cogeneration biomass plant

Eqtec to buy planned-cogeneration biomass plant

Greece: Facility will process about 35,000t/yr of locally sourced forestry waste

Sorø biomass-fired plant opens tomorrow

Sorø biomass-fired plant opens tomorrow

Denmark: Facility has capacities of 12MWth and 1MWe

Investigation launched over consenting of waste-derived fuel site

Investigation launched over consenting of waste-derived fuel site

UK: Legal action against the development failed last month and a council is now carrying out a formal investigation into the process

EWB Comment and Analysis

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

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

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