Study: Forest industry mills could near carbon-neutrality target by 2035

Over the past decade, biomass recovery technology has significantly reduced UPM's Kymi mill fossil fuel consumption. Image: Mårten Lampén / Yle

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A new study by the Pöyry consulting firm estimates that Finnish forest industry mills could almost completely replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources by the year 2035.

At present, these mills use mainly natural gas and peat, but also small amounts of oil and coal, for the production of the steam needed in paper and paperboard production.


Source: Yle


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