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Solar 21 targets DCO for second EfW development

Solar 21 targets DCO for second EfW development

UK: Developer has started a consultation on its plans for 760,000t/yr EfW facility

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Future Biogas plans 25 new AD facilities by 2028 with BECCS

Future Biogas plans 25 new AD facilities by 2028 with BECCS

UK: Operator is now planning to build its own portfolio of facilities, backed by up to £35m of potential investment

‘Waste volumes stable’ after lockdown drops – Andusia

‘Waste volumes stable’ after lockdown drops – Andusia

UK waste levels could return to pre-covid highs as early as this year, says company

Legal challenge against UK excluding EfW in ETS fails

Legal challenge against UK excluding EfW in ETS fails

Judgment finds the UK government did factor in commitments under the Paris Agreement when developing the UK’s ETS, but an appeal could follow

Ørsted unveils CCS plans for biomass-fired Avedøre plant

Ørsted unveils CCS plans for biomass-fired Avedøre plant

Denmark: Project at the 100MWe facility would be the energy company’s first such development and would see CO2 used to make alternatives fuels

Cement plant breaks ground on decarbonisation project

Cement plant breaks ground on decarbonisation project

UK: Project involves the supply of up to 100,000t/yr of processed waste to replace the use of fossil fuels

IVAGO looks for new private partner ahead of EfW plant overhaul

IVAGO looks for new private partner ahead of EfW plant overhaul

Belgium: Tender for a new partner for the business is due out next week as Suez-Indaver deal is due to run out in 2024

Northacre tech change gets planning boost ahead of decision day

Northacre tech change gets planning boost ahead of decision day

UK: Facility is due to learn next week whether its consented EfW plant will be allowed to switch from gasification technology to a grate-based system

Almost one in five waste firms ‘commit crime’

Almost one in five waste firms ‘commit crime’

UK: Industry regulator survey of more than 800 found flytipping and illegal waste sites the worst problem

JLEN snaps up 28MWe biomass-fired plant

JLEN snaps up 28MWe biomass-fired plant

UK: Cramlington-based facility has been operational since 2018 and had a development value of £138m

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EWB Comment and Analysis

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

Why the heat is on to join up EfW plans

Why the heat is on to join up EfW plans

A recent planning decision on an energy-from-waste plant has flagged up the importance of considering recycling and carbon capture and storage and, writes Catherine Early, the overriding need for more effective collaboration

EWB Insight report: March 2021

EWB Insight report: March 2021

This month: Welsh government brings in immediate moratorium on 10MWe+ EfW capacity, RDF sector questions Eunomia’s support after it releases another anti-EfW report and a full facilities round up