Second RDF contract for Dutch firm Twence

Energy, Energy from Waste, FCC, Landfill Tax, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), SRF, Waste-to-Energy, Zero to Landfill

Dutch energy-from-waste company Twence has agreed its second contract to process refuse-derived fuel from the UK. The company has signed a deal with waste management firm FCC to process up to 200,000 tonnes-a-year of RDF from British household, commercial and industrial waste at Twence’s EfW plant in Hengelo in the Netherlands. The RDF will be sealed in air-tight plastic bales …

Waste to Energy

Rise of Energy from Waste (EfW) in UK will be ‘meteoric’ claims CIWM chief

Energy, Waste-to-Energy

The UK Energy from Waste market is expanding rapidly and shows signs of further growth potential, according to a leading industry figurehead. Speaking at the Energy Solutions show in London earlier today, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management’s (CIWM) chief executive Steve Lee said that the country is doing a good job in how it manages its waste and is …

Large-scale Energy from Waste set to lose out as Scotland steps up zero waste

Energy, Energy from Waste, Recycling

  Scotland’s emerging waste treatment landscape will be dominated by localised facilities rather than large-scale energy recovery (energy from waste), a group of experts have forecast. The country’s zero waste agenda, which is more ambitious and prescriptive than England’s, requires all waste to be pre-treated to remove recyclates before being sent for energy recovery.This driver will not only incentivise operators …

Resource efficiency starts with energy say business leaders

Energy, News

  Energy has been voted the number one priority by business leaders in their efforts to improve resource efficiency throughout their organisations, according to exclusive research. The study, commissioned by Temple Group in association with edie and Sustainable Business magazine, reveals that with energy prices rising and set to soar over the next five years the majority of responding businesses …