Renewable energy

Highlights from CIWM's Resourcing the Future conference

Located just a stone’s throw away from Parliament, CIWM’s Resourcing the Future Conference was the perfect spot for industry leaders and major stakeholders to come together to chat and debate the major market trends and policy announcements shaping the UK’s resource industry.














Using waste to fuel the future

Following the Government’s launch of a ‘Future fuels’ competition to help establish waste-based fuel production facilities in the UK, Maxine Perella looks at the challenges and opportunities involved


The new generation of Energy from Waste plants

Paul Gouland, marketing director at Clugston Construction, examines trends in waste disposal and explains how a number of the UK’s new EfW plants could contribute to future energy production


Lithuania's waste divide

Lithuania seems to be at odds with itself over waste management, striving to reach an ambitious recycling target while at the same time planning to build more incineration plants.





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.


Low carbon, high hopes

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


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



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


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