Biomass is abundant raw material for renewable fuels and products thereby offering new business opportunities to the forest products industry. Valmet has developed a family of sustainable and cost-effective processes to support these new value chains. Valmet can help customers to grow their revenues and profits while also reducing their carbon footprint, without interfering with food or feed production chains.
“Steam treated pellets” is the generic name for a range of thermally-treated biofuel pellets intended for substitution of fossil-origin material in heat and power production. Woody biomass or agricultural residues can be processed into steam treated pellets via various methods, including hydrothermal carbonization, torrefaction (mild pyrolysis) and steam treatment.