Tag: Södra

Södra’s first pilot delivery of biomethanol goes to Danish biodiesel producer

Södra’s first pilot delivery of biomethanol goes to Danish biodiesel producer

February 24, 2020 |

In Sweden, Södra has built the world’s first plant for commercial biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest biomass, at Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. Over the next few days, a first pilot delivery will go to Emmelev A/S, a customer that will be using biomethanol in its biodiesel production. Emmelev A/S is a Danish family-owned […]

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SWEDEN: Södra to make textile recycling a reality using wood fibers

SWEDEN: Södra to make textile recycling a reality using wood fibers

October 28, 2019 |

In Sweden, one of the major obstacles to textile recycling is that the fabrics are often made from blended materials. Södra’s new technique can separate the cotton and polyester in polycotton blends, which are one of the most widely used textiles on the market. The pure cotton fibers are then added to our wood-derived textile […]

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Södra to invest $2.17 million to transition transport sector towards 2030 fossil-free targets

Södra to invest $2.17 million to transition transport sector towards 2030 fossil-free targets

March 25, 2019 |

In Sweden, a transition of the transport sector will require new solutions and a changed market. As part of the process to achieve its fossil-free targets by 2030, Södra is now earmarking an investment of $2.17 million for the additional costs arising from the choice of new and sustainable transport solutions. “As one of Sweden’s […]

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Södra and Statkraft building new demo plant in Norway

Södra and Statkraft building new demo plant in Norway

December 16, 2017 |

In Norway, Sweden-based Södra and Statkraft are investing approximately SEK 500 million (nearly $59 million) in a new demo facility for fossil-free fuel. The biofuel will be based on forest raw material and the demo facility is expected to be in operation by spring 2019. The investment will be made through the joint company Silva […]

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Södra to invest $12.5 million to produce biomethanol from forestry waste

Södra to invest $12.5 million to produce biomethanol from forestry waste

September 6, 2017 |

In Sweden, Södra will invest more than $12.5 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is scheduled to be ready for operation by spring 2019. The aim is to produce 5,000 tonnes of biomethanol per year at the new facility to […]

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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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Södra and Statkraft form new biofuel company in Norway

Södra and Statkraft form new biofuel company in Norway

May 15, 2014 |

In Sweden, forestry and timber company Södra and Norwegian energy company Statkraft plan to start a joint company to produce biofuel from wood and wood residues. Statkraft is the largest renewable energy producer in Europe and the main power company in Norway. Under the partnership, Statkraft will take possession of Södra Cell Tofte AS and […]

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