Renewable energy

The challenges of EfW facilities in the UK

Waste management consultants Kathryn Warren and Mark Terrell from Ricardo Energy & Environment discuss what the real challenges and costs of operating EfW facilities in the UK.

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Making fuel and low-carbon chemicals – including aviation fuel – from waste gas could be a sustainable alternative to landfill or traditional incineration, thanks to one company’s new technology. Maxine Perella reports

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What is the future for RDF?

Principal consultant Mark Terrell and practice director Dr Adam Read of Ricardo Energy & Environment consider the changing RDF export market, the opportunities for end markets closer to home, and what might happen post-Brexit


Pillar of the circular economy

Keith Riley gives his view on why energy from waste is fundamental to achieving a circular economy

We hear and read a lot about the circular economy. It is almost a stock item on the conference agenda and features large in journals such ...


Communicating WtE's role

What did the European Commission’s waste-to-energy communication deliver? Ella Stengler, at the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants, reports

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Anaerobics display

ADBA chief executive Charlotte Morton explains anaerobic digestion’s current and potential environmental, social and economic benefits, and how these might be better realised through more concerted government policy and action

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Energy for the future

RWW reports from the EfW 2017 Conference, where some of the sector’s leading figures discussed the big issues and developments, from the impact of Brexit to innovations in municipal waste treatment

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Controlling dust

WRAP guidance for EfW plants says dust is a hazard that must be controlled, and those that don’t tackle the problem effectively will be penalised. Fiona Miles from dust suppression and conveying solutions specialist, Renby, looks at dust control ...



Integrate now for a better long-term future

George Giles, head of environmental power, Siemens UK & Ireland, says that as the subsidy culture starts to recede to support energy from waste (EfW) plant development, attention should begin to focus more on long-term strategies required to deliver ...


The future is bright: The future is zero waste to landfill

Hisanori Shimakura, General Manager, EfW Business, International Operations Marketing and Sales Division, KOBELCO ECO-SOLUTIONS CO., LTD., a technology provider for fluidised bed waste gasification plants, explains how with the use of appropriate ...

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