Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) News

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2017 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 13th annual event, taking place 20-22 February 2017, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...

  • International W2E Market Bulletin November Round-Up

    The RDF/SRF energy sector volatility continue caused by a lack of available spot tonnes and increasing demand in key markets. For RDF, shipments to Rotterdam are still seeing enquiries for extra material. Traders are indicating that AEB’s Amsterdam plant is still building up stocks. Contract tonnes are being called and its leaving suppliers with limited room for spot deals. Gate Fees are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • U.S. Federal Highway Administration Unveils National Alternative Fuel and Electric Charging Network

    November 7, 2016 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced 55 routes that will serve as the basis for a national network of "alternative fuel" corridors spanning 35 states. Though the network is nearly 85,000 miles long, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • SRF Facility

    SRF Facility utilising M&K’s Shredding, Screening & Separation technology. https://the-mkgroup.com/srf-facility/ olid Recovered Fuel Facility shreds, screens and density separates to produce a Solid recovered Fuel.The materials used to ...


    By MK Group

  • DOE Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuels Workshop, New LUC Emissions Research Discussed

    On September 14-15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a two-day workshop with lead experts on aviation biofuels exploring opportunities to increase competitiveness of alternative jet fuels. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop was organized in four parallel breakout ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Gate fees and exchange rate ‘putting pressure’ on RDF exports

    A continued weakening of the Pound to the Euro in the long term could act as a catalyst to the development of more energy from waste capacity in the UK, as it becomes less economically viable to export the material overseas for treatment, it has been suggested. Exchange rates have shifted rapidly in the wake of the UK’s referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June. At the time of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • The 1st International Conference on Alternative Fuels: Future and Challenges

    ICAF 2016 Date: 2 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016 Location: Kayseri, Turkey The purpose of the International Conference on Alternative Fuels (ICAF-2016) is to bring together researchers, industry and engineers to share and discuss advances and developments in Alternative Fuels and their recent applications. This ...

  • Alternative fuel sources to transform smart cities, fleets and mass transit

    Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design, construction and integration of green transportation infrastructure, is looking beyond personal vehicles as it develops the role of sustainable transportation in smart cities. Next week, the company will sponsor VERGE and their Sustainable Transportation Summit. The summit brings together policy makers and ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Together With DKSH, We Look Forward To Seeing You In Australia And New Zealand

    Macpresse calendar for the rest of the year is full of events “Down Under”!  We will be exhibiting at Australia and New Zealand’s premier trade shows in the fields of waste treatment, the recovery of secondary raw materials and renewable energy. Together with our regional ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • M&K sponsor RDF Conference in London 24th November 2016

    The RDF Conference has established itself as one of the key must-attend conferences for all those operating in the RDF, SRF and Energy from Waste industries. Why attend the RDF Conference? ...


    By M&K Group

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • International W2E Market Bulletin July Round-Up

    The cost of renewables is falling, by 2040 more than $7.80 trillion will be invested in renewable and waste-to-energy power generation worldwide, out of a total of $11 trillion, according to fresh analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. There is nearly $1 trillion invested in renewables at the moment versus around $1.2 trillion in oil and gas, according to various estimates. The report says ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Polish CEMEX cement plant relies on WEIMA

    In the eastern Polish town of Chelm, not far from the Ukrainian border, the waste recycling company EkoPaliwa recently successfully commissioned their new plant for the production of alternative fuels. Two WEIMA PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredders with a powerful hydraulic drive used in secondary shredding absolutely take center stage here. The main buyer of the produced Refuse Derived Fuel ...


    By WEIMA

  • Fossils fuel demand still strong

    Fossil fuels may not be the long term energy solution our planet needs – they are inherently unsustainable as the supply is not infinite – but with cleaner technology employed at every step in extracting, processing and using them, it’s clear that they are a vital player in our short-to-medium term expectations, especially as global populations continue to rise and developing ...


    By Hobbs Valve

  • The Evolution of A Shredder: Uni-Shear SR500

    How long can a machine really last? Apparently, forever, according to SSI Shredding Systems, located in Wilsonville, Oregon. SSI specializes in building solutions for waste and material processing. They really do build and service machines that last for a lifetime. This philosophy starts with every machine that they make, and have made, for 35 years.  SSI has installations in over ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • EdF Subsidiary Acquires Waste-to-Energy Plant

    The latest’s issues of International W2E Market Bulletin have been published. European RDF enquiries are slowing down, going into the summer period, as demand is limited to Poland and some southern countries. Markets outside of Europe are also being pursued to take SRF material, but so far no long-term contracts have been finalised. RDF prices for shipments in the next 60 days are being ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • The green gas demonstration plant plans are underway

    Along with our project partners we are currently building a commercial plant to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of producing green gas through the gasification of household waste. The plant will process 10,000 tonnes per annum of refuse derived fuel and waste wood to produce 22GWh per annum of grid quality natural gas, enough to heat 1,500 homes or power 75 heavy good vehicles. ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...

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