Metso has been awarded four repeat orders from the CNIM group to supply automation to greenfield plants in France and the UK, thus reaching a record number of 12 orders received from CNIM for similar projects since 2011. These orders…
Statkraft and Södra have signed a letter of intent to create a company with the aim of establishing production of biofuel based on forest raw material in the future. The agreement means that Statkraft will acquire the company Södra Cell…
Energy and environmental technology group Opcon has won a major bioenergy contract for Saxlund’s fuel handling and biomass combustion technology in the UK. Order value amounts to close to 35 m SEK with commissioning in 2015. The project which is…
Turun Seudun Energiantuotanto Oy (TSE) has chosen Valmet as the boiler supplier for their upcoming power plant in Naantali, Finland. The new power plant is scheduled to start up in the autumn of 2017. Valmet's delivery will include a fluidized…
The Valmet-supplied gasification plant at GoBiGas (Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project) was inaugurated on March 12, 2014 in Gothenburg. The plant was commissioned in late 2013 and will produce gas by gasifying forest residues and wood pellets. The produced gas is…
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,…
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