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‘Waste contractor is diverting recyclable waste to WTE incinerator’ – GMB disclosure
UK trade union GMB reports that it has been shown an email indicating that waste contractor Veolia is diverting recyclable materials to its waste-to-energy incinerator.
Construction underway at Vietman WTE plant
Construction has started on Vietnam’s first waste-to-energy plant, according to developer Everbright International.
Toshiba starts up Mikawa biomass
Toshiba has started commercial operation of its first ever biomass power plant, a 50 MW facility in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan.
CoGen and Peel plan EfW portfolio
Peel Environmental and CoGen are exploring opportunities to develop a portfolio of energy from waste projects in the UK totalling 105 MW.
Korea Midland will finance Gunsan biomass plant
Construction of a 200 MW biomass plant in Korea is set to start after Korea Midland Power Co secured over $500 million of finance for the project.
Emerson wins Lynemouth contract
EPH Lynemouth Power has selected Emerson to help convert its coal-fired power plant in northern England to biomass firing.
Active Energy marks CoalSwitch milestone
Active Energy has started construction of a new production facility in North America that will help the firm commercialise its drop-in biomass fuel.
JFE wins CFB order
JFE Engineering Corp. is to build a 75 MWe biomass power plant in Japan using Valmet’s circulating fluidised bed boiler technology.
CFB order for Tees Renewable
The Tees Renewable energy plant will be equipped with the world’s largest circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler using only biomass as a fuel.
Tees bio-plant completes financing
The developers of the world’s largest new-build biomass plant have reached financial close.
MHPS to supply STs for 120 MW waste-to-energy plant
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has received an order for two steam turbines and generators for a large scale waste-to-energy project in Singapore.
Amec FW secures biomass deal
Finnish utility Seinäjoen Energia Oy has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a contract to supply a biomass dust combustion plant.
HRS plans new biomass plant
Plans for the construction of a new biomass fired power plant in northern England have been announced by HRS Energy.
GE to build biomass plant in Belgium
Belgian Eco Energy (BEE) has selected GE to build a 215 MW biomass-fired power plant in Ghent.
Dong Energy to construct 'waste to gas to power' plant in Cheshire
Construction work is about to start on a 5 MWe waste-to-power plant in Northwich, UK, that will employ an enzyme-based process developed by Dong Energy.
France plans biomass tender
The Energy Ministry in France is planning to launch a tender for the construction of wood-fired cogeneration plants.
Combined food and power parks win investment
A Chinese investment firm has agreed to plough £2 billion into two projects to build innovative biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plants in Wales.
United Utilities to build AD plant in Scottish distillery
The Glenmorangie Company has appointed United Utilities to build an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at its distillery in Tain, Scotland.
European Commission opens Drax conversion probe
The European Commission has opened an investigation into whether the conversion of Drax power station in the UK from coal to biomass firing breaches state aid rules.
Foresight Group expands with new bioenergy fund
Fund manager Foresight Group has launched a bioenergy fund in Australia to invest in projects producing energy from agricultural, council, forestry and mining waste.