AGRI Concept Co., Ltd. (Location: Chiyoda, Tokyo; Representative: Kazuhito Hotta), which conducts energy-related business, has started the “Makapuno Project,” which produces biomass fuel through the “Hybrid Makapuno,” a coconut species created using proprietary cloning technology, in November 2018 as a…
Mark Lebus, CEO of leading UK-based biomass company, LC Energy, has been elected to the Board of Bioenergy Europe, Europe’s premier bioenergy association established to advocate for the sustainable development of bioenergy across Europe and now representing 40 national federations…
Valmet will supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new Curtis-Teixeiro biomass power plant in Teixeiro, Spain. With Valmet's boiler technology, the plant will be able to supply power in an efficient and sustainable way. The order is included in Valmet's…
Who: Arensis is an international provider of distributed energy systems delivering waste to energy solutions based on the world’s most advanced biomass gasification technology in the market. The E4 and new E5 systems each generate 50kW of electricity and 120kW of…
Teknosavo has renewed the ChipSmart™ 3D chip quality surveillance device by expanding its analysis range. Fully automated analysis can be connected to the WoodSmart™ debarking optimization system, enabling real-time chip quality evaluation. With new features, the quality of wood as…
UPM Biofuels has received a sustainability certificate for the cultivation of the Brassica carinata crop - a new feedstock for biofuel production - in Uruguay. The RSB (The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) certification in biofuel feedstock production complements UPM Biofuels'…
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:10

Södra commences biofuel production

Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is scheduled to be ready for operation by spring 2019. The aim…
Forest Fuels, the country’s leading supplier of premium grade and RHI compliant wood pellet and wood chip, has announced the appointment of renewables specialist, Kevin Smith, as sales and marketing director. This new board level position underpins the company’s ambitious…
Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) has just announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of one of Germany’s largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant, near Friesau, Germany (the "Friesau Facility") for…
Södra is investing SEK 6 million in its Falkenberg nursery. The investment will result in a new greenhouse and means the facility will take another step towards fossil-fuel independence. The investment is in line with the sustainability targets set by…
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 Fuel (RDF). The…
UPM has successfully tested Finnish wood-based diesel fuel both in laboratory conditions as well as in traffic. The tests clearly demonstrated that UPM's renewable diesel, UPM BioVerno, works just like the best diesel fuels. The laboratory tests of renewable UPM…
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