Energy from waste

RWW 2018 roundup

To say 2018 was a transformative year in the resources sector would be an understatement.



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.


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


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


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 strategies for each of the major dust emission areas



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 highly efficient and cost effective plants that need to operate for up to 25 years