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Biomass-gasification project asks for more time to pay creditors

Woodchips ready to be processed

UK: Project was due to make a first payment to investors this week, but has now asked for a nine month postponement, after issues sourcing new parts from Italy

EWB Insight report: Dec/Jan 2023

EA staff were on strike in January

This report covers the unusual move by FCC to start the permitting process for an EfW facility it does not yet have the rights to develop, the entry into force of the UK generator levy, Aviva’s plans to sell a stake in its Newport EfW plant and more problems for the delayed MGT Teesside biomass-fired project

Decision expected on stalled EfW plant’s future

The mothballed EfW plant

UK: Council meeting will discuss progress, but information is only on a “need to know” basis

Highland Council EfW plant hopes still alive despite moratorium

Councillor Graham MacKenzie (second from left) and other councillors at the new Inverness waste transfer station. Photo credit: Highland Council – by Ewen Weatherspoon

UK: Council has been working on the facility for a number of years in order to divert waste from landfill or treatment nearly 200-miles away

NESS EfW build still faces ‘significant risk’ to construction timeline

The plant during construction

UK: New documents also reveal the contractor wants compensation over the delays, while other claims have already been dismissed

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