Wednesday, 18 March 2015 13:13

Södra and Statkraft launch fuel company

Södra and Statkraft have signed a cooperation agreement to start a jointly-owned company for the future production of biofuel at the former Tofte pulp mill. The company will be named Silva Green Fuel AS, and will be 49-percent owned by…
H.M. King Carl Gustaf XVI and H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden visited UPM’s new biorefinery in Lappeenranta, Finland, together with the President of the Republic, Sauli Niinistö, and his spouse, Mrs. Jenni Haukio, this afternoon. UPM's Chairman of the Board…
PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. In addition, PHG Energy (PHGE) announced that Jeff Snyder has joined the company to lead…
Valmet will supply flue-gas cleaning and condensation plant to Tampereen Energiantuotanto Oy's Naistenlahti power plant in Finland. The investment will increase the plant's energy efficiency and district heating production capacity, as well as decrease the plant's emissions. The order is…
Kuopion Energia has ordered a flue gas scrubber from Valmet for its Haapaniemi 2 power plant. The flue gas scrubber system with its efficient heat recovery process will significantly increase the plant's energy efficiency and production capacity. This new investment…
With recent data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance reporting that cleantech investment soared by more than 16% in 2014, it seems that the global clean energy market is going from strength to strength. In response to this news, Ian Thomas,…
The outstanding properties of UPM BioVerno, UPM's renewable wood-based diesel, received yet another acknowledgement when it was granted the Finnish Key Flag Symbol. The Key Flag Symbol can be granted to products that are manufactured in Finland and have a…
The world’s first wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery has started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland. UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM, and produces approximately 120 million litres of renewable UPM BioVerno diesel yearly. “Lappeenranta Biorefinery…
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,…
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