Becon Consortium Statement re Planning Approval


14 September 2017

“The Becon Consortium welcomes the decision to grant planning permission for the arc21 Residual Waste Treatment Facility.


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‘Northern Ireland will require 2-3 times more thermal waste treatment capacity following new European waste management proposals’ - DOE


‘Northern Ireland will require 2-3 times more thermal waste treatment capacity following new European waste management proposals’ - DOE

12 April 2016


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CEWEP: Energy from waste can play pivotal role in our power supply


CEWEP: Energy from waste can play pivotal role in our power supply

16 December 2014

Dr Ella Stengler, chief executive of the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) has written an article in the Belfast Telegraph about the need for Northern Ireland to catch up with the rest of Europe by maximising the value from waste.


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ICE Report Emphasises Need for NI EfW Projects


ICE Report Emphasises Need for NI EfW Projects

27 June 2014

The latest ‘State of the Nation’ Infrasructure report from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) published in June 2014 has highlighted the importance of the delivery of Energy from Waste (EfW) projects as part of Northern Ireland’s long-term waste management strategy.


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House Prices Unaffected by Energy from Waste Plants - Cranfield University Report


House Prices Unaffected by Energy from Waste Plants - Cranfield University Report

22 May 2014

A new research study by Cranfield University published in April 2014 has found no significant effect of energy from waste plants on long term local property prices.


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Mills Report calls for ‘Rigorous and Robust Regulatory Activity’ for NI Waste Industry


24 March 2014


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How do you turn rubbish into energy?


24 September 2013

Oslo is one of the greenest cities in the world, with plans to halve its carbon emissions by 2020.

Key to achieving this is the country’s biggest energy recovery facility, the Klemetsrud plant, which generates energy by burning rubbish.

At full capacity, the plant will provide all the heat and electricity for Oslo’s schools and heat for 56,000 homes.

Europe correspondent Matthew Price looks at how the plant turns waste into much-needed energy.


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Incinerator to cut black bag landfill waste


30 August 2013

Five councils in south east Wales have formed a partnership to deal with black bag waste in a bid to cut down on rubbish going to landfill.

The authorities aim to incinerate waste which cannot be recycled and convert it into power in a new project which is receiving a £4m annual grant from the Welsh government.


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Energy from waste: a guide to the debate


05 March 2013

Original source: http://www.defra.gov.uk/publications/2013/02/27/pb13892-energy-from-waste/
Government’s main focus is on preventing waste in the first place or where it does arise ensuring it is viewed as a valuable resource, ideally reusing or recycling it. It is also Government policy that efficiently recovering energy from residual waste has a valuable role to play in both diverting waste from landfill and energy generation.


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