Biofuels

Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Renewable biofuels plant to be built in Lakeview, Oregon

Renewable biofuels plant to be built in Lakeview, Oregon

LAKEVIEW, Ore. (AP) — Red Rock Biofuels says it's ready to start construction on a new plant in south-central Oregon.

The Herald and News reports the facility in Lakeview is expected to annually convert 136,000 tons of woody biomass and forest bi-products into 15 million gallons of renewable fuels.

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Biofuel breakthrough by scientists at University of York

Biofuel breakthrough by scientists at University of York

SCIENTISTS from the University of York are part of a team of researchers which has discovered enzymes in fungi capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

UPM studies opportunities for developing its biofuels business by starting an environmental impact assessment in Kotka, Finland

UPM studies opportunities for developing its biofuels business by starting an environmental impact assessment in Kotka, Finland

UPM is studying biofuels development opportunities by starting an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a possible biorefinery in Mussalo, Kotka, in south-eastern Fin...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Swedish breakthrough in the development of biofuels

Swedish breakthrough in the development of biofuels

Sweden can be one step closer to a fossil-free fleet. This since the BioLi2.0 research project on a pilot scale managed to produce lignin-based biofuels that could work i...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Air Canada is contributing to a low carbon biofuel future

Air Canada is contributing to a low carbon biofuel future

In our "Conversations with Green Champions," Rolland President Philip Rundle asks sustainability-minded organizations about their approach to environmental responsibility...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Inquiry into wood-to-fuel plant feasibility requested

Inquiry into wood-to-fuel plant feasibility requested

Revelstoke's propane consumption could be replaced with fuel created from pulpwood, city council heard during a report by Cornelius Suchy at a regular meeting on Oct. 10....

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Södra commences biofuel production

Södra commences biofuel production

Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Canadian airlines aim to be biofuel superpower, reduce carbon footprint

Canadian airlines aim to be biofuel superpower, reduce carbon footprint

The country's top airlines say resource-rich Canada has the potential to become a biofuel superpower by transforming forest residue and agricultural crops into energy tha...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

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, enti...

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Forestry Innovations - 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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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Unique cracker for developing green liquid fuels opened

Unique cracker for developing green liquid fuels opened

On May 11, Sweden's first slurry hydrocracker for forestry-based green diesel was opened in Piteå. Here, academics, institutes and the private sector can test the technol...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Finnish circular economy — wood turns to diesel and perfume

Finnish circular economy — wood turns to diesel and perfume

Wood is a valuable raw material, and efforts have been made to ensure that every fibre is utilized as thoroughly as possible. These days, natural resources are used in th...

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Forestry Innovations - Biofuels

Biorefining fuels future

Biorefining fuels future

Biorefining has the potential to be the next-generation fuel, with Thunder Bay and the region in the heart of the fuel source.

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