Search Results for 'Sawdust'

St1 to develop sawdust-based ethanol plant with UPM and Alholmens Kraft

St1 to develop sawdust-based ethanol plant with UPM and Alholmens Kraft

November 15, 2016 |

In Finland, acting on behalf of North European Bio Tech Oy (NEB), St1 has begun the analysis and signed letters of intent with Alholmens Kraft and UPM on a sawdust-based ethanol plant in the Alholma industrial area in Pietarsaari. The planned production capacity of the plant is 50 million litres of advanced bioethanol per year. […]

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Nigerian clean cooking fuel project replaces kerosene with sawdust

Nigerian clean cooking fuel project replaces kerosene with sawdust

December 24, 2012 |

In Nigeria, a new project produces clean fuel for cooking stoves to replace kerosene using sawdust, grass and waste paper. The new gel fuel is selling for about $1 a liter, which is seeing uptake thanks to the scarcity in some areas of kerosene.

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Russia to produce biojet fuel from sawdust

Russia to produce biojet fuel from sawdust

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010 |

In Russia, the deputy transport minister has announced that the country will begin producing biojet fuel from sawdust due to the vast amount of forestry waste in the country. Though the fuel is not expected to be cheaper than kerosene, the government will not apply an environmental tax to it. More on the story.

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9 Hot New CO2 Applications

9 Hot New CO2 Applications

December 9, 2019 |

By Sam A. Rushing, President – Advanced Cryogenics Special to The Digest BACKGROUND The CO2 industry expands organically, say 3% annually in some markets. The best way to grow more rapidly in the industry, is via the development and implementation of new and unique applications in a wide variety of markets. CO2 applications, of a […]

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Novel biocatalytic system turns waste biomass into value-added chemicals

Novel biocatalytic system turns waste biomass into value-added chemicals

November 24, 2019 |

In South Korea, a research team from the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST unveiled a novel biomass conversion technology, a fusion catalytic system that can selectively convert lignin, that can turn forestry biomass residues (i.e., sawdust from timber logging) into higher value fuels and chemicals via solar energy. At present, the process […]

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Pyrolysis Party and who’s the pilot steering the ship? BTG and GoodFuels to invest in world’s 1st marine biofuel refinery based on pyrolysis oil

Pyrolysis Party and who’s the pilot steering the ship? BTG and GoodFuels to invest in world’s 1st marine biofuel refinery based on pyrolysis oil

November 17, 2019 |

There’s a party on the water and BTG and GoodFuels are the ship’s pilots steering the way to sustainable biofuel. In the Netherlands, BTG and GoodFuels are preparing for major investment in a new biorefinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands. Biomass technology group BTG will set up a new company that can convert […]

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Aussie tire recycler to carbon into high value graphite in boost to biofuels economics

Aussie tire recycler to carbon into high value graphite in boost to biofuels economics

October 20, 2019 |

In Australia, Green Distillation Technologies signed with New Zealand’s CarbonScape to convert streams from recycled tires to high value graphite. GDT operates a tire  processing plant at Warren in Western New South Wales, which is where the work on the future co-development of graphite will take place. They are also in the capital fund raising […]

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TechnipFMC and BTG-BTL to build bio-oil production in Sweden

TechnipFMC and BTG-BTL to build bio-oil production in Sweden

October 5, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, cars in Sweden will soon be powered by a fuel made from wood residues such as sawdust. TechnipFMC and the Dutch company BTG-BTL based in Twente will design and build a production facility in Sweden where wood residues will be converted into bio-oil.  The plant will convert roughly 35,000 – 40,000 tons […]

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TechnipFMC and BTG-BTL to build a wood residue-based bio-oil plant in Sweden

TechnipFMC and BTG-BTL to build a wood residue-based bio-oil plant in Sweden

September 18, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, thanks to a Dutch invention, cars in Sweden will soon be powered by a fuel made from wood residues such as sawdust. TechnipFMC and the Dutch company BTG-BTL based in Twente will design and build a production facility in Sweden where wood residues will be converted into bio-oil. It will be the […]

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Kenyan company using human waste sludge to produce briquettes

Kenyan company using human waste sludge to produce briquettes

August 7, 2019 |

In Kenya, the Daily Nation newspaper reports that local company Nawasscoal in conjunction with university researchers has determined that producing briquettes from one metric ton of human waste sludge could save 88 trees from being used for cooking energy. With the aim of producing 300 tons of briquettes monthly, the company estimates it could save […]

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