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Ecofys study on Crude Tall Oil markets and availability: sufficient supply for advanced biofuels, biomaterials and energy usage

Ecofys study on Crude Tall Oil markets and availability: sufficient supply for advanced biofuels, biomaterials and energy usage

(UPM, Helsinki, 20 June 2017 at 13:00 EET) - UPM Biofuels commissioned a study from leading international energy and climate consultancy Ecofys - A Navigant Company, entitled "Crude tall oil low ILUC risk assessment: comparing global supply and demand". The study looked into crude tall oil (CTO) availability, current usage, whether the feedstock creates an additional demand for land, and whether the use of CTO in advanced biofuels can cause distortive effects in the markets.

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Biomass

Why biomass remains a challenge, even in timber-rich Georgia

Why biomass remains a challenge, even in timber-rich Georgia

A new biomass plant under construction in Georgia highlights the challenging economics of the technology, even in a state so rich in forestry waste it exports it to other...

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Biomass

Turning forests into wood pellets

Turning forests into wood pellets

As reported in The Telegram May 24th, the province's minister responsible for forestry, Steve Crocker, has agreed to allocate 140,000 cubic metres of wood fibre per year ...

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Biomaterials

Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

One of the world's most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and...

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Biofuels

UPM Biofuels gains the world's first RSB certification for wood-based liquid biofuels

UPM Biofuels gains the world's first RSB certification for wood-based liquid biofuels

UPM Biofuels has again received a new acknowledgement of the sustainability of its value chain by receiving an RSB (The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) certificat...

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