Fortum, UPM and Valmet have joined forces to develop a new, winning technology to produce advanced high value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio liquids. The idea is to develop catalytic pyrolysis technology for upgrading bio-oil…
The Biofore Concept Car showcases the use of UPM’s innovative biomaterials in the automotive industry. The majority of parts traditionally made from plastics are replaced with high quality, safe and durable biomaterials, UPM Formi and UPM Grada, which can significantly…
Verdanté BioEnergy Services (VBS), the leading provider of technology solutions for the biomass energy sector, announced their appointment as the exclusive U.S. distributor of MHG Systems’ Biomass Manager software.MHG Systems was looking for a partner who had a clear vision…
  The first fleet tests of UPM’s renewable diesel proved that UPM BioVerno works in cars just as well as any regular diesel. The fleet tests were conducted by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. They were started in…
UPM participated together with a coalition of technology innovators and green NGOs to a project which results were published today.  Europe has a significant untapped potential for converting wastes from farming, forestry, industry and households to advanced low-carbon biofuels, but…
Valmet will supply a prehydrolysis system to Bioprocess Pilot Facility BV's (BPF) bio pilot plant in Delft, the Netherlands. Prehydrolysis is an initial process step in several biorefining processes. Valmet's delivery consists of a prehydrolysis system on pilot scale that…
The Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of South-East Finland has issued its opinion regarding the environmental impact assessment report on the biogas-producing wood-based biorefinery planned to be built in Joutseno. According to the opinion, the project developers,…
Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, offers biomass, waste and coal based heat and power generation solutions in its energy business. In the field of biomass based energy production solutions, Valmet will sharpen its focus on the…
Representatives from 39 embassies and trade offices from around the world gathered at the beginning of December for the traditional get-together held by Elmia and the Swedish Bioenergy Association Svebio to focus on the latest news and innovations in bioenergy.…
UPM was announced as the sector leader for the materials industry at the launch of CDP’s forests annual report. CDP’s forests program asks companies to disclose their exposure to deforestation risks through their use of five agricultural commodities that are…
Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, will supply Uni Viridas d.o.o. with a complete biomass fired power plant, which will provide power and heat to the city of Babina Creda in Croatia. Uni Viridas is a special…
The European Patent Office has granted Borregaard a patent for the key production process behind the company’s BALI project. The patent describes the conversion of wood, agricultural waste and other biomasses to advanced biofuels and/or biochemicals, and to water soluble…
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