UK looks at burning hundreds of tonnes of PPE per month to generate electricity

Nearly 15,000 pallets of unused masks and gloves could be burnt to generate energy

North London’s black bin bag waste-to-power project moves forward

The facility is predicted to transform black-bin-bag waste into electricity for up to 127,000 homes

Net zero not part of business plans for the majority of UK firms

Less than a third of UK businesses have a net zero strategy, according to a new survey

CO2, an outpatient for Leeds iconic hospital

The St. James’s hospital will receive low carbon heat created by a facility recovering energy from the waste of around 6,000 homes

Australia backs first waste-to-hydrogen plant

The project will demonstrate the use of purified hydrogen to power a fuel cell vehicle

UK port group secures £230m investment to build waste-to-energy plant in Tees Valley

The plant with an annual capacity of 300,000 tonnes of feedstock is forecast to generate enough energy to power 27,000 homes

GE lands steam turbine contract for new 29MW waste to energy plant

The facility will treat around 300,000 tonnes of waste every year and is forecast to generate enough energy to power more than 36,000 homes

Danish ‘Energy Tower’ crowned

An ‘Energy Tower’ that incinerates rubbish to generate electricity was officially opened by Denmark’s Crown Prince last week. The 1.3 billion krone (£140 million) plant takes waste from nine municipalities in the city of Roskilde. It is meant to have an energy efficiency performance of close to 100%, meaning little power is frittered away. Designed […]

Merseryside energy from waste plant wins permit

A new 9 MW energy from waste plant in Merseyside has won an environmental permit, meaning it will be built once it finds financial backing. Energy from waste business Energos got the permit from the Environment Agency to run the small advanced conversion technology (ACT) facility at Knowsley Industrial Park. The 96,000 tonne-a-year Knowsley Energy […]