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VTT Expands Bio and Circular Economy Pilot Center (6/09/2017)
Pilot center will develop into a new kind of an ecosystem, welcoming companies and research organizations to develop their ideas towards industrial-scale production.
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Vega Biofuels to Build Biochar Manufacturing Plant in Alaska (6/05/2017)
New facility to produce biochar for high grade agricultural growing medium.
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KaiCell Fibers to Take Sustainability All the Way from Stumpage to Market (6/09/2017)
”We shall now carefully review the feasibility study findings and prepare for Phase II, which will include the environmental impact assessment and further developing of novel bioproducts within commercial and business structure frameworks, CEO Jukka Kantola said.
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Bioeconomy Proponents Welcome SuperCluster Program Details (6/02/2017)
Canada’s federal government launches Superclusters Initiative that will help certain Canadian economic strengths to advance technical platforms.
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Shanying Huazhong Paper to Install Valmet Waste-Fired Boiler at Mill in China (1/29/2018)
New waste-to-energy boiler plant will supply electricity for the paper mill and enables the mill to utilize all of its mill waste in energy production.
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Stora Enso First Forest Products Group to Set Ambitious GHG Targets (1/26/2018)
“For more than a decade, we have been actively reducing the energy-intensity of our operations and our dependence on fossil fuels,” said Stora Enso CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström.
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FPInnovations, Resolute Invest in Ontario Pilot Project to Produce Bio-Chemicals (1/24/2018)
The $21 million project is part of an initiative to renew and transform the forest products industry, building on investments made in 2012 by Resolute, the Ontario Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE), and Natural Resources Canada.
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Sweden-Based Processum, BioBusiness Arena Merge (1/22/2018)
As a subsidiary of RISE, Processum thus contributes to RISE being present in the Sundsvall region. At the inauguration ceremony, some 100 representatives from industry, universities, institutes, and the public sector were present.
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Ellen MacArthur Foundation Awards VTT for Bio-based Packaging Solution (1/24/2018)
Made of cellulose, packaging solution reduces the use of plastics. New material can extend the shelf life of food, while also reducing food waste and the worldwide microplastics problem.
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UPM Biofuels Receives Uruguay's First RSB Sustainability Certification for Biofuel Feedstock (1/18/2018)
"RSB certification acknowledges our strong commitment to sustainability in all operations, now also in biofuel feedstock production with local farmers. This is also the first RSB certificate in Uruguay and creates new sustainable practices for agriculture," said Liisa Ranta, manager, Sustainability, UPM Biofuels Development.
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AkzoNobel, Gasunie to Convert Water into Green Hydrogen Using Sustainable Electricity (1/11/2018)
Planned installation would use a 20 MW water electrolysis unit, the largest in Europe, to convert sustainably produced electricity into 3,000 tons of green hydrogen a year.
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EPA: 26.35 Million Cellulosic RINs Generated in July (09/11/18)
The U.S. EPA (Washington, D.C. USA) this past month (Aug. 2018) announced that the administration department had released renewable identification number generation data for July, reporting that nearly 1.71 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated during July of 2018, including more than 26.35 million cellulosic RINs which have been included in bold-face in this text for easier identification of forest (cellulosic) industry relevant advances.
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Rottneros, Preem & RenFuel Building Plans for Lignin-based Biofuel Manufacturing Line (09/10/18)
Preem and RenFuel agreed to work together this summer (June. 2018) and are cooperatively assessing, in collaboration with Rottneros, the construction of the world’s first lignin plant for biofuels, at the pulp mill in Vallvik, Söderhamn, Sweden.
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U.S. DOE Funds 36 New Bioenergy R&D Projects (09/13/18)
On Sept. 4, 2018 the U.S. Department of Energy (Washington, D.C., USA) announced it will award 36 projects a combined $80 million to support early-stage bioenergy research and development to enable cost-competitive drop-in renewable hydrocarbon fuels, biobased products and power from non-food biomass and waste feedstocks.
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Canadian Forestry Sector Becoming Leader in Green Bioenergy (09/11/18)
The Canadian forestry sector has become a leader in clean energy and clean tech, both in industry and communities it serves.
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Lignin as an Ideal Source to Produce Biofuel? (8/10/18)
According to Innovation Origins (Germany) this week (Aug. 10, 2018) in a new report, Vertoro is Spanish for "Green Gold".
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Attis to Build Pulp and Energy Production Refinery in Georgia (8/7/18)
Attis Industries (Milton, Ga., USA) is preparing to build its first commercial-scale biorefinery in Barnesville, Ga., USA.
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