Policy & Regulation

News and analysis on government policies and regulations impacting on the energy-from-waste, anaerobic digestion and biomass energy sectors.

Finland: Country opposes EU Taxonomy Regulation

EfW needs to put the U in CCUS - Dr Adam Read

EfW needs to put the U in CCUS - Dr Adam Read

The utilisation element of carbon capture is a “crucial” one that the energy-from-waste sector must get right as projects develop, says Dr Adam Read

Dutch EfWs processing more waste despite import tax

Dutch EfWs processing more waste despite import tax

Businesses ARN, Attero, AVR and EEW say they are processing more not less waste since tax launched, while more UK waste has been landfilled as a result of increased costs

Waste authority calls for recycling to be made compulsory

Waste authority calls for recycling to be made compulsory

The authority also called for all new UK-based EfW plants to be mandated to use the same SCR technology as its plant will be equipped with

EU pushes countries to deal with waste not export it

EU pushes countries to deal with waste not export it

Export of waste to non-EU countries are up 75% since 2004 at 33 million tonnes a year

Scotland lays foundations for potential EfW ‘moratorium’

Scotland lays foundations for potential EfW ‘moratorium’

Government asks to be informed of any current and new energy recovery planning applications as it looks to follow Wales' moratorium, which was recently branded “unlawful”

High-profile EfW CCS projects snubbed by EU funding

High-profile EfW CCS projects snubbed by EU funding

Norway/Denmark: Pioneering project at EfW plant was not among seven projects taken forward and faces reapplying for funding

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