UPM and WWF Finland have engaged in a dialogue on the status of wood-based liquid biofuels in Finland and present a list of joint measures to be carried out to promote sustainability. Renewable sources of energy and sustainable production methods…
Researchers at KU Leuven’s Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a new chemical process, they were able to convert the cellulose in sawdust into hydrocarbon chains. These hydrocarbons can be…
Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia Oy have signed a letter of intent for a delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant to a new steam heating station in Nokia, Finland. The new heating station will supply process steam to SCA Hygiene Products'…
28 million SEK bioenergy contract for industrial process heat BioEnergy and materials handling firm Saxlund International, part of the Opcon energy and environmental group, has won a major contract to provide fuel handling and biomass combustion technology to Hilmer Anderson,…
Hitachi Zosen Inova chooses Metso's automation technology for the eighth time, now for the new Greatmoor energy-from-waste facility in Buckinghamshire, UK Automation plays a key role in making waste management sustainable Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has chosen Metso's automation technology…
Valmet handed over a new biomass boiler and flue gas treatment for RWE Innogy UK's Markinch combined heat and power plant (CHP) in July 2014 following a commissioning period and test-runs. The plant is located in Fife Scotland, and is…
North European Bio Tech Oy (NEB) has made an investment decision concerning the construction of a bioethanol plant on the Renforsin Ranta industrial estate in Kajaani. The raw material for the plant will be sawdust from local sources. The plant…
Metso has been awarded four repeat orders from the CNIM group to supply automation to greenfield plants in France and the UK, thus reaching a record number of 12 orders received from CNIM for similar projects since 2011. These orders…
Statkraft and Södra have signed a letter of intent to create a company with the aim of establishing production of biofuel based on forest raw material in the future. The agreement means that Statkraft will acquire the company Södra Cell…
Energy and environmental technology group Opcon has won a major bioenergy contract for Saxlund’s fuel handling and biomass combustion technology in the UK. Order value amounts to close to 35 m SEK with commissioning in 2015. The project which is…
Turun Seudun Energiantuotanto Oy (TSE) has chosen Valmet as the boiler supplier for their upcoming power plant in Naantali, Finland. The new power plant is scheduled to start up in the autumn of 2017. Valmet's delivery will include a fluidized…
The Valmet-supplied gasification plant at GoBiGas (Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project) was inaugurated on March 12, 2014 in Gothenburg. The plant was commissioned in late 2013 and will produce gas by gasifying forest residues and wood pellets. The produced gas is…
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