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EWB Waste To Energy  |  24th January 2021
 
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Top EfW News Stories
Interview: The role of carbon capture in Europe’s climate targets Interview: The role of carbon capture in Europe’s climate targets
Jannicke Gerner Bjerkås, director of CO2 capture at Norway’s largest EfW plant, speaks to ENDS about Europe’s renewed enthusiasm for carbon capture and storage, and why going ‘carbon negative’ is no pipe dream
Tarmac and Eco-Power sign 25,000t/yr SRF deal Tarmac and Eco-Power sign 25,000t/yr SRF deal
Deal involves the UK’s first fully operational commercial-scale SRF pellet-production facility and will see biomass-derived feedstocks replaced with waste
Renewed calls to scrap ‘unjust’ waste import tax Renewed calls to scrap ‘unjust’ waste import tax
Netherlands: EfW plants have suffered financially as the tax enters its second year
‘Strong interest’ in waste-to-jet-fuel development despite Shell’s exit ‘Strong interest’ in waste-to-jet-fuel development despite Shell’s exit
UK: Two remaining partners continue to take the fully consented project forward and are talking to potential investors
AEB sale process to officially begin this quarter AEB sale process to officially begin this quarter
Netherlands: Municipality will meet next month to confirm sale date and start the process of privatising the EfW and bioenergy company
Peel launches new venture for ‘important’ plastic-to-hydrogen facilities Peel launches new venture for ‘important’ plastic-to-hydrogen facilities
UK: Launch of a new division is aimed at “supporting the UK” to achieve a green post-pandemic recovery
UK EfW plants get another extension to process Covid waste UK EfW plants get another extension to process Covid waste
New RPS allows plants normally MSW-processing facilities, to continue taking Covid waste until the end of July
Viridor and CNIM confirm Avonmouth EfW’s handover Viridor and CNIM confirm Avonmouth EfW’s handover
UK: Facility can process up to 320,000t/yr and exported its first power last summer
Beauparc confirms feedstock deal with Skelton Grange EfW plant Beauparc confirms feedstock deal with Skelton Grange EfW plant
UK: Contract is for 10 years and covers 100,000t/yr of RDF for the Yorkshire-based facility
Investors boost Poolbeg EfW plant holding to 50% Investors boost Poolbeg EfW plant holding to 50%
Ireland: Fund initially bought into the plant in 2019 but has taken on more of Green Investment Group’s share of the facility
Biffa sued over alleged ‘failure to prevent’ slavery Biffa sued over alleged ‘failure to prevent’ slavery
Workers hired through a subcontractor by the waste firm were proven to be victims controlled by a gang that was convicted of modern slavery following two criminal trials in 2018 and 2019
‘Landmark’ heat supply deal from Edmonton EfW plant signed ‘Landmark’ heat supply deal from Edmonton EfW plant signed
UK: “Long-term” heat and hot water supply deal through a district heating system has been finalised
Financial close confirmed for Rivenhall EfW project Financial close confirmed for Rivenhall EfW project
UK: Project made it through planning last year after a drawn-out process related to its stack height
New deal brings ‘scaleable’ EfW plants to market New deal brings ‘scaleable’ EfW plants to market
Finland and Japan-based companies combine for a “unique solution” for between 30,000 and 200,000t/yr of waste
Quantafuel takes 40% stake in waste aggregator Geminor Quantafuel takes 40% stake in waste aggregator Geminor
Move is designed to increase the reach and capacity of Geminor, while securing plastic waste for Quantafuel
Waste fires caused by batteries cost industry £158m annually Waste fires caused by batteries cost industry £158m annually
UK: Batteries are responsible for around 48% of all waste fires, according to report
Redundancy process launched for workers at UBB’s Tovi Eco Park Redundancy process launched for workers at UBB’s Tovi Eco Park
UK: Facility has never worked as expected and its owners lost a legal battle with Essex County Council last year
Delayed clinical waste plant nears opening Delayed clinical waste plant nears opening
UK: Covid and Brexit delayed last year’s planned opening, but the EfW facility is now in the “penultimate stages”
Cory signs EfW and recycling deal with Canary Wharf Cory signs EfW and recycling deal with Canary Wharf
UK: Deal covers all the waste produced at London’s vast financial centre
Environment Agency staff capacity down by 16% during pandemic Environment Agency staff capacity down by 16% during pandemic
UK: Waste sector says the enforcement agency was “severely stretched” due to budget cuts even before Covid-19 hit
Belgium: Fire hit EfW tenders for replacement equipment
Denmark: Flue gas cleaning contract for multifuel facility
Norway: Repair tender issued for EfW plant
Poland: 180,000t/yr Rogowiec EfW plant build tendered
UK: ‘Warning’ for fire-hit landfill operator
UK: EfW court costs case dropped
UK: Northacre permit consultation extended
UK: Deadline for Alton EfW plant extended
 
 

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