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…
Metso’s advanced automation technology for difficult fuel mixes enters South Korea GS Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (GS E&C), has chosen Metso to supply automation for the Dangjin 4 Biomass Power Plant, currently under construction in Dangjin City, about 70…
Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:02

Borregaard: Natural gas replaces heavy oil

Borregaard's new natural gas facility at the plant in Sarpsborg is now in full operation and has made the company independent of heavy oil. This entails major environmental benefits in terms of emissions to air. For the past 13 years…
The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University will have its new facilities officially opened by The Rt Hon. the Lord Deben at an event on Monday 28 October. EBRI’s new ‘home’ at Aston University is a state-of-the-art building…
Targeting even better availability and safety Vaskiluodon Voima and Metso have signed an agreement about an extensive automation retrofit at the former's power plant in Seinäjoki, Finland. With the investment, Vaskiluodon Voima replaces the automation system taken into use in…
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