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WKE chief executive Ian Jones on waste-to-pellets, turning around troubled projects, and building more production capacity

Season 3, Ep. 7

EWB editor Luke Walsh talks to Waste Knot Energy’s CEO Ian Jones.

This episode focuses on:


  • Developing a new market for waste-derived pellets
  • Exporting pellets from the UK for the first time 
  • Why the government needs to provide a framework for the EA and other departments “to be more successful”
  • How biogas could reduce WKE’s CO2 footprint to “almost zero”
  • Why more businesses will enter the waste-to-pellet market 
  • Investors need to know the era of rapid payback on waste projects has ended 
  • Could power stations like Drax run on waste?


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