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AEB completes ‘major’ EfW plant overhaul

AEB completes ‘major’ EfW plant overhaul

Netherlands: Work was focused on bottlenecks that were “temporarily” patched after the facility was shutdown during the summer of 2019

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Aviation leaders call for a sustainable-fuel blending mandate

Aviation leaders call for a sustainable-fuel blending mandate

UK: Sustainable fuels can moves the sector towards carbon neutrality over the next decade

Biogest wins second Turkish AD project

Biogest wins second Turkish AD project

Second order for a 1.5MWe facility is another project with Turkey-based Enerlinc

Viridor says Beddington EfW operating within permit after ‘overflowing’ waste images

Viridor says Beddington EfW operating within permit after ‘overflowing’ waste images

UK: Several “mechanical issues” last month saw both lines at the facility stopped for a “number of hours”

Tender for CCS on 350MW biomass-fired boiler

Tender for CCS on 350MW biomass-fired boiler

Sweden: Potential contract covers delivery of an HPC carbon-capture plant with auxiliaries

CO2 tax creates ‘uneven playing field’ for EfW

CO2 tax creates ‘uneven playing field’ for EfW

Netherlands: Tax on all large emitters, including EfW plants, will not make energy recovery more sustainable, says trade body

FCC’s latest Scottish EfW plant fully consented

FCC’s latest Scottish EfW plant fully consented

UK: Plant will process up to 300,000t/yr and have a capacity of 30MWe, most of which will be exported

1.4Mt/yr biomass-fired Lynemouth plant offline after ceiling collapse

1.4Mt/yr biomass-fired Lynemouth plant offline after ceiling collapse

UK: Formerly coal-fired facility was converted to process biomass two-years ago and was shut down after the incident

‘Phase in’ full-red diesel tax - WRA

‘Phase in’ full-red diesel tax - WRA

UK: The use of the fuel at a lower tax rate allows businesses to supply biomass-fired plants, which have made a “significant contribution” to cutting fossil fuels, says the trade association

‘First-ever baled RDF’ exported from Poland – Geminor

‘First-ever baled RDF’ exported from Poland – Geminor

A truckload of the waste has been exported to Scandinavia in what has been hailed as the “beginning of an important and sustainable international waste stream”

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What makes a supportive policy environment for AD?

What makes a supportive policy environment for AD?

Mark Sommerfeld, policy manager at the Association of Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Chris Winward, chief commercial officer at Privilege Finance, share their views on what a truly supportive policy for AD looks like

EWB Insight report: September 2020

EWB Insight report: September 2020

This month: English RDF exports collapse, Norway’s CCUS project moves forward, LafargeHolcim reveals plans to double waste processing by 2030 and Severn Water unveiled plans for another thermal hydrolysis-powered facility

EWB Insight report: August 2020

EWB Insight report: August 2020

This month: Three more waste-gasification hit the buffers, UK faces legal action over excluding EfW plants from its planned ETS, Covanta calls for “dialogue” with protesters and Hoddesdon and Uskmouth-based facilities move forward

EWB Insight report: July 2020

EWB Insight report: July 2020

This month: A CfD-backed EfW project crosses the finishing line, CCS technology progresses, REDII faces further legal action, legal ruling states EfW plants primary role is power production and Amey’s Isle of Wight WtE facility misses end of June date to be operational

How can the waste sector help the UK accelerate towards net zero?

How can the waste sector help the UK accelerate towards net zero?

David Cullen, programme director for the North London Heat and Power Project, considers a new report from Policy Connect about the waste sector’s role in achieving ‘net zero’

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