Projects and Facilities

News and analysis on the planning, financing, construction and operation of waste-to-energy, anaerobic digestion and biomass energy facilities.

Biogas developer wins appeal to expand to 100,000t/yr

An unrelated biogas plant

UK: Application was initially turned down over concerns on traffic and availability of local feedstock

EWB Insight report: July 2022

An artist's impression of Broad's plant

This month: The UK is reviewing English EfW capacity, a court confirms the Environment Agency was entitled to withdraw permission for the export of hazardous waste to an island in Norway, financial close and the start of construction for a Glasgow-based 350,000t/yr EfW plant and a full facilities round up

Wait for publication of Aviva’s environmental statement for troubled biomass plant continues

The biomass-fired plant

UK: Statement was submitted late last month, but has not yet been made public due to data protection concerns, EWB understands

Scottish government accused of backtracking on new EfW capacity

An artist's impression of the  Avondale Energy from Waste Facility

The government has previously “accepted” a recommendation against granting new consents, but has now clarified local authorities can say “if they are minded to grant planning permission to such facilities”

Biomass projects get multi-million government funding boost

Seaweed is among the feedstocks projects funded

UK: Majority of funding is for sustainable feedstock sources with a smaller amount for technologies creating hydrogen from biomass and waste

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