11th March 2014
Summary: Official Defra publication study on Energy from Waste in the UK
- Defra: Energy from Waste 2014
3rd February 2014
Summary: The 2020 Group, of modernising Conservatives, have produced a report encouraging the government to increase competitiveness and efficiency in the waste and energy fields. The recommended policies include, banning valuable materials being sent to landfill, and nationwide campaigns for a Circular Economy in Britain.
- Business Green: Tory Modernisers to Declare War on Waste
27th January 2014
Summary: A new report by Frost & Sullivan called ‘Global Waste to Energy Plant Market’ finds that the global WTE market earned revenues close to $18billion in 2012 and estimates this will rocket in the next 2 years.
- Environmental Leader: Waste to Energy Market to reach $28.57bn in 2016
- Penn Energy: Frost & Sullivan: Strong demand for waste to energy from Europe and Asia
22nd January 2014
Summary: Europe will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 as part of a deal reached today.
- Environmental Leader: EU To Cut Emissions 40% by 2030
23rd November 2013
Summary: The UK is not making the most of the waste-derived fuel and recyclable material it produces and is sending too much abroad, according to a parliamentary inquiry report published today
- Let’s Recycle : Too much waste exported, inquiry warns.
15th November 2013
Summary: Refood, an AD food waste-to-energy plant has been granted permission to develop a facility on the London Sustainable Industries Park in Dagenham. ReFood will join Chinook Urban Mining on this growing cleantech hub.
- Energy and Environment Management: £30m food waste recycling facility to be built in Dagenham.
13th November 2013
Summary: Frost & Sullivan Research forecasts a strong growth of investment in the Energy from Waste sector over the next few years reaching $29 billion in 2016. The main hotspots for investors are Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
- Digital Journal: Global Energy from Waste Market, Trends and Forecast by Frost & Sullivan
- The full presentation by Frost & Sullivan is available here
22nd October 2013
Summary: A report commissioned by the Chartered Institution ofWaste Management concludes that more waste to energy capacity is required in the UK due to projections of rising C&I waste.
- Waste Management World: Additional 15MT recycling and waste to energy capacity needed in UK & Ireland
9th October 2013
Summary: Over the past decade, the demand for renewable energy worldwide has experienced an increase as a result of various factors associated with environmental, political and economic issues. However, the economic crisis which started in earnest in 2009 has left many governments facing a catastrophic situation of high public debt. In many cases, this has led to cuts or removal, immediately or gradually, of incentives for the generation of electricity from renewable sources.