Tag: Finland

Nordic Investment Bank to provide Moelven Industrier US$20.5M loan for Norwegian bioenergy plant

Nordic Investment Bank to provide Moelven Industrier US$20.5M loan for Norwegian bioenergy plant

July 22, 2020 |

In Finland, the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) will provide EUR17.73 million to Moelven Industrier ASA in the form of a seven-year loan to be used for an integrated wood pellet and bioenergy plant in Norway. The loan will finance Moelven Industrier’s new wood pellet and bioenergy plant, which is integrated with the existing sawmill at […]

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Valmet to supply equipment to Indonesian biomass power project

Valmet to supply equipment to Indonesian biomass power project

July 6, 2020 |

In Finland, Valmet will supply a new biomass fuel feeding system for one of the circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers owned and operated by PT. Cikarang Listrindo Tbk (Cikarang Listrindo) at their Babelan Power Station, Indonesia. The investment is part of Cikarang Listrindo’s initiative for greener energy production and environmentally friendlier operation by reducing greenhouse […]

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Fornum and Metsä to create ExpandFibre R&D program

Fornum and Metsä to create ExpandFibre R&D program

June 22, 2020 |

In Finland, Fortum and Metsä Group join forces with Business Finland to create R&D program with pulp fiber from renewable and sustainable sources as its node, Metsä said in a statement. The 4-year joint R&D program, called ExpandFibre, aims to develop ground-breaking technologies and smart business concepts that are required to convert straw and wood […]

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Neste launches R&D project to develop sustainable scalable raw materials

Neste launches R&D project to develop sustainable scalable raw materials

June 18, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste launched a new research project which aims at developing sustainable and globally scalable raw materials and technology solutions for transportation fuels and the production of chemicals and polymers. These new solutions decrease the use of crude oil and tackle climate change. The new technologies will be based on scalable renewable and circular […]

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SSAB Raahe’s steel plant testing biogas in maritime transport

SSAB Raahe’s steel plant testing biogas in maritime transport

June 15, 2020 |

In Finland, SSAB Raahe’s steel plant is testing biogas from Gasum as a maritime transport fuel. The test will be carried out in collaboration with ESL Shipping and Gasum. This is the first time that biogas will be used as fuel for ships in Finland. SSAB, ESL Shipping and Gasum are working together to reduce […]

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UPM Raflatac gets ISCC Plus certification across production and distribution points

UPM Raflatac gets ISCC Plus certification across production and distribution points

June 11, 2020 |

In Finland, self-adhesive label stock supplier UPM Raflatac has achieved sustainability certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification Scheme ISCC PLUS at three of its factories and nine distribution terminals worldwide. The company is proud to make a change in the sustainable labels value chain and be one of the first adopters in the […]

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UPM Raflatac launches own brand Forest Film PE

UPM Raflatac launches own brand Forest Film PE

June 1, 2020 |

In Finland, UPM Raflatac launched UPM Raflatac Forest Film PE™ to complement its range of sustainable film labeling solutions. The new PE film label takes UPM Raflatac forward in its quest for a smarter future beyond fossils, decreasing the use of fossil-based virgin raw materials in home and personal care labeling applications. The Forest Film […]

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Neste and Covestro team on sustainable raw materials for plastics

Neste and Covestro team on sustainable raw materials for plastics

May 27, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste and Covestro are starting a strategic cooperation in Europe to promote the use of sustainable raw materials in plastics production. Covestro will be supplied with material from renewable sources to replace a significant portion of the fossil raw materials used to date in the manufacture of polycarbonates. This type of a high-performance […]

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Neste updates palm oil and PFAD traceability dashboard

Neste updates palm oil and PFAD traceability dashboard

May 21, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste has updated its traceability dashboard which provides detailed data on the company’s palm oil and palm fatty acid distillate (PFAD, a processing residue of refining food-quality palm oil) supply chains. The site provides a map service from which users can find the locations of Neste’s suppliers and review data on suppliers’ certification […]

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Now 120 Finnish gas stations offer Neste MY Renewable Diesel

Now 120 Finnish gas stations offer Neste MY Renewable Diesel

May 19, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste has brought Neste MY Renewable Diesel to a significant number of new stations during April and May 2020 in Finland. With the expansion, Neste MY Renewable Diesel will be available at around 120 stations in growth centers as well as smaller towns. The number of distribution points will be expanded from 70 […]

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