£75m low-carbon power deal for giant EfW plant
One of the UK's biggest ever low-carbon power purchase deals has been signed ahead of the opening of a £300m energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in Yorkshire later this year.
Defra report: Waste sector adds nearly £7bn to UK economy
The waste sector added £6.8bn in gross value to the economy in 2013 and supported 103,000 jobs, according to new government figures released on Thursday.
Demonstrator waste biofuel projects get £25m boost
Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced £25m of capital funding to enable the construction of demonstration-scale waste-to-fuel and other advanced biofuel plants in the UK.
Tesco's low carbon drive secures landfill gas powered fleet
Tesco has signed a deal with Gasrec to power one of its fleets with waste-derived fuel from landfill sites and anaerobic digestion facilities.
Why being green means thinking blue for Volkswagen
Waterless technology, rainwater harvesting, Platinum LEED certification and the largest solar PV array of any car manufacturer in the US, Rob Bell finds out what's driving VW's 'Think Blue.Factory' strategy at its Chattanooga facility stateside
Waste biomethane receives quality boost for gas-to-grid injection
A quality protocol for waste-derived biomethane which could bring significant benefits for the economy has moved a step closer following recent developments.
ANALYSIS: EfW hot winner in ROCs banding review
Energy-from-waste appears to have benefited ahead of other renewable energy technologies under the latest review of the renewables obligation certificate (ROC) subsidy banding.
EU earmarks funding for British waste trailblazers
The Environment Agency and Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority are among the beneficiaries of EU funding for eight UK pathfinder environmental projects.
Landfill gas guidance set to boost energy production
A new code of practice to help increase gas capture and maximise renewable electricity generation at landfill sites has been issued.