Monday, 01 August 2016 08:26

Biomass firm grows into Scotland

A North East biomass energy specialist has made a key appointment to its business and opened a Scottish office as it continues to drive forward ambitious growth plans. Respected biomass energy expert Steve Luker has joined Alnwick-based re:heat as principal…
Karlshamn Energi AB and Södra Cell Mörrum have signed a new 10-year agreement for district heating supplies. Under the agreement, Södra Cell will supply residual heat from biofuel production to Karlshamn Energi’s district heating network. The new agreement is a…
Wood based products and fuels are becoming very important in order to meet the future requirements regarding sustainability and solve the climate issue. The forest industry will play an important role in this change. International Wood Biorefining Week (IWB Week)…
UPM Biofuels has extended sustainability certification to cover all of its output streams from the Lappeenranta Biorefinery in Finland under the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification Scheme ISCC PLUS. UPM Biofuels produces renewable diesel and naphtha at the Lappeenranta Biorefinery…
Valmet has signed new value-added reseller (VAR) agreements for power and process industry automation in Hungary, Spain and India. The agreements are in line with Valmet's strategy to expand its power and process automation business around the world through close…
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)is seeking partners for a new bioenergy project which aims to improve understanding of the future of biomass logistics in the UK. ETI’s whole energy system analysis shows that bioenergy can play a significant and valuable…
Saxlund International GmbH, a subsidiary of Opcon AB, the energy and environmental technology Group, has received yet another large order from Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S, Denmark, for the delivery of a state-of-the-art biomass handling system to a green energy…
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 08:41

Opcon acquires Hotab Biosystem AB

As part of the strategic review of its operations, energy and environmental technology Group Opcon’s subsidiary, Saxlund International Holding AB acquired 100% of the shares in Hotab Biosystem AB from the parent company, Hotab Bio Energy AB, on 27 January…
Valmet has signed a contract with CIECH Soda Polska S.A. for the supply of a flue gas desulphurization plant (FGD) to Soda Polska's Janikowo combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Poland. This is the second order of a FGD…
UPM is to start field tests of its novel wood-based diesel fuel in urban buses together with Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) and the VTT Technical Research Centre. The field tests are also supported by St1, Volvo and Transdev Finland. The…
Porvoo Energy will increase the production of district heat with the new boiler plant which will be built in Loviisa, Finland. With this new boiler plant the use of renewable fuels in energy production increases from 70 % to 90…
Finnish wood-based UPM BioVerno diesel has been found to significantly reduce harmful tailpipe emissions. A number of engine and vehicle tests have been carried out across a number of key research institutes such as VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland…
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