Tag: Poland

Orlen to supply Lot Airlines with SAF from 2025

Orlen to supply Lot Airlines with SAF from 2025

September 22, 2022 |

In Poland, the hydrotreated vegetable oil plant currently under construction in Płock will enable PKN ORLEN to offer a low-carbon sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airlines starting from 2025. This innovative product will be made from used cooking oils. SAF offers a reduction of up to 80% in carbon emissions over the lifecycle of the […]

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Valmet to deliver tech for ORLEN Poludnie’s 2G ethanol plant in Poland

Valmet to deliver tech for ORLEN Poludnie’s 2G ethanol plant in Poland

May 12, 2022 |

In Poland, Valmet will deliver key technology areas for ORLEN Poludnie’s S.A. planned second generation bioethanol (B2G) plant in Jedlicze, Poland. The engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) delivery includes a pretreatment BioTrac system with a capacity to process approximately 400 tons of dry straw per day, a BioPower 48 MWth lignin fired combined heat and […]

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Synthos and Lummus advance bio butadiene project

Synthos and Lummus advance bio butadiene project

February 14, 2022 |

In Poland, synthetic rubber producer Synthos has advanced its partnership with Lummus subsidiary Green Circle for biobased butadiene production. After completing a successful feasibility study in 2021, Lummus and Synthos have concluded that the technology is ready for implementation and have agreed to move into the engineering and design phase. They have also decided to […]

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Help the earth, twice: Polish startup introduces biodegradable hot cups with embedded tree seeds

Help the earth, twice: Polish startup introduces biodegradable hot cups with embedded tree seeds

April 26, 2021 |

In Poland, a Poznan-based startup has launched biodegradable coffee and tea cups that also contain tree seeds.  The company, dubbed Picup, says its cups are the first for hot beverages that are 100% biodegradable and plantable. The leftover coffee grounds or tea leaves become a natural fertilizer for the heat-resistant seeds. Conventional disposable cups for […]

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Polish ethanol producer takes Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system to one-step

Polish ethanol producer takes Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system to one-step

February 17, 2021 |

In Poland, BGW Sp. z o. o. is to install its Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system at BGW’s 108 million liters per year plant in Rąbczyn. The project involves installing a Whitefox system designed to produce up to 400,000 liters per day of anhydrous ethanol. The project is in construction and is due to start […]

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Polish energy giants join to create domestic biomethane market

Polish energy giants join to create domestic biomethane market

January 18, 2021 |

In Poland, Towarowa Giełda Energii (TGE) and Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) signed a cooperation agreement aimed at leveraging their mutual expertise and capabilities in creating a biomethane market in Poland. TGE and PGNiG intend to jointly prepare modern solutions supporting the creation and development of a biomethane market in Poland. The expertise of […]

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PKN Orlen looking to invest in renewables to help hit net zero targets

PKN Orlen looking to invest in renewables to help hit net zero targets

December 2, 2020 |

In Poland, ChemWeek reports the country’s oil giant PKN Orlen is looking to spend considerably on renewable fuels including hydrogen and biofuels through 2030 as part of its wider strategic plan. Like many other oil companies of late, PKN Orlen has committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, hitting an interim reduction target […]

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Polish designer debuts tableware from sugar beet waste

Polish designer debuts tableware from sugar beet waste

September 14, 2020 |

In Poland, designer Sofia Jaśkiewicz has created a line of tableware and packaging made from sugar beet waste. The items are made by adding other natural materials to sugar beet pulp and leaves, accompanied with binding and pressing steps to form papers, chipboards and composites. “I’m interested in the exploration of new uses for unusual […]

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PKN ORLEN looks to boost biofuel production by 500,000 tons by 2030

PKN ORLEN looks to boost biofuel production by 500,000 tons by 2030

September 10, 2020 |

In Poland, ​PKN ORLEN is the first oil company in Central Europe to declare aspiration to achieve emission neutrality by 2050. In order to reach this goal, by 2030 the company will reduce CO2 emissions from its current refining and petrochemical assets by 20% and emissions from power generation by 33% CO2/MWh. The emission neutrality […]

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Polish researchers make advances in direct ethanol fuel cell technology

Polish researchers make advances in direct ethanol fuel cell technology

June 25, 2020 |

In Poland, scientists working at the Department for Functional Nanomaterials at the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences designed and synthesized a functional ternary Pt/Re/SnO2/C catalyst as an anode material in a direct ethanol fuel cell. It was possible by synthesizing platinum, rhenium and tin oxide nanoparticles of a spherical shape […]

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