Investment worth £480m secured for Cheshire energy recovery facility

Tata Chemicals Europe says the plant is expected to help divert around 600,000 tonnes of waste from landfill

Energy recovery facility in Bedfordshire reaches financial close

It is expected to treat 545,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste a year

Work begins on new rubbish energy facility in London

It is expected to treat up to 700,000 tonnes of waste a year and become operational in 2025

Plans for energy centre at South Humber Bank Power Station

It would generate fuel from waste and create around 50 new permanent jobs

Exciting energy recovery…from every tonne of waste

Waste, rubbish, trash, refuse – whatever you want to call it, the bulk of materials thrown away by households and industry are rich in energy, and prime targets for a secondary use as a feedstock to produce heat and power. With around 30 million tonnes of municipal solid waste and a similar amount of industrial […]

Plans for 96MW energy recovery facility in London

Plans for a new energy recovery facility in London which can generate up to 96MW of low carbon electricity have been unveiled. Cory Riverside Energy’s waste-to-energy plant in Belvedere, South East London will process around 650,000 tonnes of residual waste a year, expected to save 130,000 tonnes of carbon emissions. It will complement the existing […]

Green Investment Group invests £38m on energy recovery

Green Investment Group (GIG) is providing £38 million in financing for a large-scale waste-to-energy facility in the UK. It is the first investment under Australian Bank Macquarie’s ownership, prior to which it was called the Green Investment Bank. Wheelabrator Technologies will use the funding for the construction of Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) near Knottingley in […]

Energy-saving makes a splash in Saudi Arabia

An energy solutions provider has been awarded $2.5 million (£1.9m) for desalination projects in Saudi Arabia. Energy Recovery’s technology uses pressure energy that would otherwise be wasted to slash power consumption and help increase the lifespan of pumps used to create clean water. This is performed with 98% efficiency and without using any electrical power. […]

‘Billions of dollars wasted’ on waste to energy projects

Businesses promoting waste to energy projects have a 30-year track record of “failures and unfulfilled promises”. That’s according to a new risk assessment from GAIA, which claims the vast majority of proposed plants were never built or were shut down “after decades of industry promising a solution that both manages waste and produces energy”. That […]

$100m boost for Chinese waste to energy projects

Energy recovery from waste projects have received a $100 million (£81.5m) boost in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed agreements with 10 commercial banks to support Dyanagreen Environmental Protection Group’s waste to energy projects. At least nine plants are expected to be built, generating around 610GWh of electricity […]