Waste to energy project bags £64m from UK green bank

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) is investing £64 million in a waste-to-energy project in Derby. It is providing a third of the financing for the £195 million facility alongside Germany’s Bayerische Landesbank and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. The facility – being developed by Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils alongside Interserve and Shanks […]

M&S signs power deal with waste firm

British retailer Marks & Spencer has signed a deal to get green energy from an anaerobic digestion plant. The power supply deal – known as a Power Purchase Agreement or PPA – means M&S will get 30,000 megawatt hours (MWh) worth of electricity from waste management firm Shanks. That’s enough to power 20 of its […]