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Biofuels and biomaterials articles

Biofuels and biomaterials articles

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  • Oct 24, 2017

    A replacement for fossil coal in power plants: black pellets

    Steam exploded black pellets are a renewable biomass fuel that is safer and more cost-effective than conventional “white” biomass pellets, yet deliver more energy. The Valmet black pellet plant is a complete production facility with an integrated CHP plant, from biomass infeed to black pellet outfeed. Valmet also offers revamps of existing white pellet plants.

  • Dec 8, 2016

    Valmet Customer Days gathered customers from 35 countries

    Over 200 Valmet customers gathered to Stockholm in October. The event focus was on the results of long term cooperation, sustainability, energy and pulp & paper innovations, the benefits of Industrial Internet and Shared Journey Forward.

  • Jun 13, 2016

    Valmet's automation for all kinds of biofuel production

    Availability and safety are unquestionably key issues in any process. In producing highly flammable fuels and biofuels, the importance of these issues grows even more. Today, several leading global producers rely on Valmet's process automation technology to control their biofuel plants, which produce second-generation biodiesel, bioethanol or bio-oil.

  • Feb 17, 2016

    A new solution to a classic problem

    Sludge management problems in the pulp and paper industry can be solved by hydrothermal carbonization.

  • Nov 3, 2015

    Introducing the Valmet black pellet plant — A new, sustainable income stream for power plants

    The primary use of black pellets is to replace fossil coal in power plants. It is safer, more cost-efficient and delivers more energy than white pellets. The carbon emission reductions compared to traditional fossil fuels are significant. Valmet can deliver a complete production plant, from biomass infeed to black pellets out.

  • Mar 27, 2015

    Successful opening of the Bioprocess pilot facility on March 19th 2015

    BPF has now officially opened its pilot facility located in the Biotech Campus Delft. Valmet is proud to be the supplier of the pre-hydrolysis system and congratulates BPF.

  • Mar 3, 2015

    BioTrac – the path to a fossil-free future

    Many companies that use fossil fuels in their production are today seeking bio-based alternatives. Their goal is to become carbon-neutral and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Valmet has the right equipment and extensive experience in handling biomass produced from non-wood fiber.

  • Dec 19, 2014

    Valmet’s LignoBoost receives Silver Award at ATIP Congress

    Valmet was honored with the “Palme d’Argent” for its LignoBoost in the annual congress of ATIP in Grenoble, France.

  • May 20, 2014

    Sustainability in district heating through pellet firing

    All efforts to decrease the environmental load in power generation are needed to reach sustainability targets. Using wood pellets – carbon neutral, high-quality biofuel – offers a viable alternative in district heating. Read more about the pellet-fired heating plant in Tampere, Finland.

  • Jan 28, 2014

    Valmet offers a greener side to power generation

    Power producers are faced with a tough challenge. Global energy demand is growing, natural resources are diminishing and environmental legislation is tightening. There are, however, new ways for the fossil fuel-dominated power industry to reduce its dependence on non-renewable energy. Heat and electricity can be generated sustainably, yet profitably.

Biofuels and biomaterials articles

10 of 14 documents