Why have some plants found development in the UK challenging? What went wrong and what are the lessons learnt? What has been the experience elsewhere? Should the focus be on resource outputs rather than energy? What are the prospects for the future?
Alex Miles has been developing projects in the renewable energy from waste sector for the past 14 years across a range of disciplines. He is currently focused on the delivery of Enerkem's first EU project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, as part of a leading consortium of companies including Air Liquide, Nouryon, the Port of Rotterdam and Shell.
He has worked alongside Enerkem in various capacities since 2006 and has followed closely the development of the company's proprietary waste to liquid biofuels technology from pilot stage through to full scale, commercial development.