UK waste-to-energy industry gets £90m boost

Privilege Finance says the investment is linked to the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme, which offer payments for biomethane injected into the grid

Anaerobic digestion firm fined £19,000 for odour pollution

According to the Environment Agency, families from the nearby registered travelling community site left their homes for more than four weeks

Darlington’s UK Renewable Investments shut down by courts

The company failed to pay back millions of pounds to investors

Severn Trent snaps up food waste recycling firm in £120m deal

Agrivert UK generates energy from food waste and has five anaerobic digestion facilities

UK investment firm buys anaerobic digestion plant for £18m

It has a thermal capacity of 5MW and predominantly produces biomethane to be injected to the grid

UK anaerobic digestion deal successfully signed

An investment manager has bought one of the largest anaerobic digestion (AD) owners and operators in the UK for an undisclosed sum. Biogen, a subsidiary company of Ancala Partners, has acquired Tamar Energy in a deal that creates one of the largest independent AD platforms in the UK. The combined group will operate a network […]

UK’s anaerobic digestion fees labelled ‘unjustified’

The UK’s anaerobic digestion trade body has said the Environment Agency’s proposals to increase charges and fees for operators are “unjustified”. The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) said significant increases in the majority of charges associated with environmental permits and applications will have financial implications for the bulk of both new and existing AD […]

New waste to energy facility opens in London

A new anaerobic digestion (AD) facility capable of processing more than 160,000 tonnes of food waste every year has been opened in London. The waste to energy plant in Dagenham is expected to generate 14 million m3 of biogas – enough to power around 12,600 homes every year. Developer ReFood claims it will help displace […]

Thumbs up for Yorkshire Water’s £72m AD plant

Leeds City Council has given the green light for the construction of a £72 million sludge treatment and anaerobic digestion (AD) facility. The council has approved Yorkshire Water’s proposals for the bioenergy site, which is expected to help the utility reduce 15% of carbon emissions. The new facility will replace the existing sludge and bio-solid […]

AD plant in Nottinghamshire gets £13m investment

An anaerobic digestion plant to be built in Nottinghamshire has secured an investment worth £13 million. The new facility, which is expected to have a capacity of 2.2MW, will power a combined heat and power plant, supplying electricity and heat to local businesses and any surplus electricity will be supplied to the country’s grid. It will […]