Thermal Treatment

News and analysis on thermal treatment of waste and biomass including combustion, pyrolysis and gasification.

Thermal Treatment News & Analysis

Northacre EfW backers looking again at gasification

An artist's impression of the plant

UK: Consented plans to use gasification technology were ditched two-years ago, but the plant has since been stuck in planning attempting to complete the switch ever since

ESB says St Helens EfW ‘still under review’ following Tilbury deal

An artist's impression of the plant

Facility was consented to process up to 300,000t/yr, but looked to have been scrapped following the developer’s decision to exit the UK’s EfW and biomass-fired markets

Veolia appears to concede defeat over Alton EfW project

An artist's impression of the plant

UK: Company had six months to start the appeal process after its Hampshire-based EfW was turned down earlier this year, but has not submitted any paperwork

Suez buys its own UK-based waste business for £2bn

Suez waste collection

Company becomes the UK’s third largest waste business after the deal with Veolia, that also ends Macquarie’s interest in a takeover

Viridor buys and plans to build Tilbury-based EfW project

The EfW plant and biomass-fired facility as they will look once completed

UK: Fully consented facility is on the same site as a biomass-fired plant and could be operational in just four years

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