Scots to set moratorium on waste-to-energy incinerators

The Scottish Government has said no further planning permission for incineration facilities should be granted by councils

EA ‘minded to’ issue permit for new waste-to-energy plant in Westbury

It has launched a new consultation and is seeking comments from interested parties by 22nd April 2022

Each person ‘generated waste equal to the weight of a camel’

Europe produced 225.7 million tonnes of municipal waste in 2020, according to new research

Leeds greenlights £7.2m district heating extension

The scheme uses heat recovered from the waste of 10,700 homes

Government pours £220m into decarbonisation of major emitting industries

The scheme will fund innovative green projects that will help businesses cut carbon and energy costs

Green light for £300m subsidy-free Teesside waste to energy facility

The Redcar Energy Centre, set for completion in 2025, is expected to divert between 350,000 and 450,000 tonnes of waste per year from UK landfill

SSE sells 50% stake in waste-to-energy ventures for £995m

The proceeds will support SSE’s plans to invest £7.5bn in low carbon energy infrastructure over the next five years as well as reduce its net debt

Chevron unveils plans to produce and market dairy biomethane

The oil giant intends to market renewable natural gas, which will be produced by dairy biomethane projects in the US, as a transportation fuel

Waste-to-energy plant to warm homes in Cardiff with £26.5m district heating network

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility could generate enough power to heat more than 68,000 households

Kent CHP plant becomes first operational waste-to-energy CfD facility

Wheelabrator Kemsley is expected to have a final installed capacity of 45MW and be capable of processing up to 550,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste every year