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Sugar beet pulp project enters second stage after successful pilot tests

Sugar beet pulp project enters second stage after successful pilot tests

October 28, 2017 |

In Germany, the PULP2VALUE project is entering its second stage after successful pilot tests and creating new value chains from sugar beet pulp. The project aims to achieve two main objectives by the end of the project, June 2019. One objective is to scale up, optimize and integrate processes for production of Betafib microcellulose fibres, […]

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Pulpwood biofuel being looked at in Revelstoke as replacement for propane

Pulpwood biofuel being looked at in Revelstoke as replacement for propane

October 21, 2017 |

In Canada, Revelstoke, a city in British Columbia, is looking at replacing its propane consumption with biofuel from pulpwood. A study from Canadian Biomass Energy Research was presented at a recent council meeting showing how Revelstoke could convert its own wood waste into energy and replace the more than $12 million used annually on imported […]

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Andritz successfully starts up Fibria’s new pulp mill in Brazil

Andritz successfully starts up Fibria’s new pulp mill in Brazil

September 24, 2017 |

In Brazil, Andritz completed start-up of key production technologies and equipment for Fibria’s new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Fibria’s new pulp mill has a production capacity of 1.95 million tons of eucalyptus pulp per year. Combined with the existing mill at Três Lagoas the total production capacity reaches 3.25 […]

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Canadian government grants Canfor Pulp C$13 million to demo biofuel technology

Canadian government grants Canfor Pulp C$13 million to demo biofuel technology

March 13, 2017 |

In Canada, the Government of Canada announced an investment of up to $20 million to support clean energy projects at the pre-commercialization stage. This investment, part of a $40-million joint initiative that includes matching funds from the province of British Columbia, will help companies with innovative projects at the prototype, field testing and demonstration stages. […]

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Sapporo licenses yeast technology to Thai JV for cassava pulp ethanol production

Sapporo licenses yeast technology to Thai JV for cassava pulp ethanol production

January 10, 2017 |

In Thailand, a joint venture between oil retailer BTG and a tapioca producer has licensed a yeast technology developed by Japanese beer maker Sapporo in what may be the first ethanol plant to use cassava pulp as feedstock. The new company will invest $42.2 million in the facility that should produce 200,000 liters of fuel […]

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UPM Biofuels wins Pulp and Paper Industry’s Bio Strategy Award 2016

UPM Biofuels wins Pulp and Paper Industry’s Bio Strategy Award 2016

November 27, 2016 |

In Finland, UPM has received the PPI Bio Strategy Award 2016 for its biofuels business in Brussels, Belgium.The PPI Awards are the only global awards that are dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector. The judges were looking for a company that has grabbed the opportunity […]

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Swedish researchers find 1TWh of power in pulp and paper mill waste streams

Swedish researchers find 1TWh of power in pulp and paper mill waste streams

August 17, 2016 |

In Sweden, researchers have determined that there is one terawatt-hour of biogas in the waste streams from paper and pulp mills. A biogas facility at, or adjacent to, a mill also provides a number of other advantages, as a newly released research report shows. “The most important result is that we now know with certainty […]

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Asia Pulp & Paper backs community-led Indonesian biofuels project

Asia Pulp & Paper backs community-led Indonesian biofuels project

July 6, 2016 |

In Indonesia, Asia Pulp & Paperhas announced its support for a new community-led pilot scheme aimed at reducing the use of fossil fuels and increasing the availability of biofuels in Indonesia. Kemiri Sunan’s high yield of up to 10 tonnes of oil per hectare make it an attractive source of biofuel, with waste used to […]

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Asia Pulp and Paper to set up biofuel project using local oilseed tree

Asia Pulp and Paper to set up biofuel project using local oilseed tree

July 5, 2016 |

In Indonesia, Asia Pulp and Paper is leading a project to develop biofuel from local oilseed tree Kemiri Sunan that can produce 10 metric tons per oil per hectare, in addition to biogas and fertilizer from the seed cake. The trees will be grown through smallholder farmer co-operatives with biodiesel destined for both the domestic […]

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Södra and Statkraft team on biofuel production at former Norwegian pulp mill

Södra and Statkraft team on biofuel production at former Norwegian pulp mill

February 17, 2015 |

In Norway, 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 in Norway. The company will be named Silva Green Fuel AS, and will be 49-percent owned by Södra and 51-percent owned by Statkraft. According to Södra, the company’s […]

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