Metso will supply a biomass-fired heating plant for district heating production to Elenia Lämpö in Turenki in Finland. The heating plant is scheduled to go on-stream in the early winter of 2014. The value of the order will not be…
Qatar Shell awarded a service contract to Metso supporting an earlier delivery of valves and intelligent positioners to the Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) Project in Ras Laffan Industrial City. Jointly developed by Qatar Petroleum and Shell, Pearl GTL is…
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 11:00

Biomass plant humming at full capacity

POINT TUPPER — The new biomass-fuelled Nova Scotia Power co-generation plant is now humming at full capacity at the Port Hawkesbury Paper site in Point Tupper. Mark Sidebottom, NSP’s vice-president of power generation and delivery, said on Tuesday the commissioning…
Metso has been awarded its 6th and 7th repeat orders from the CNIM group for the automation of two greenfield Waste to Energy plants in the UK, one in Ardley (North Oxfordshire) and the other one in Cardiff. Metso will…
Hitachi Zosen Inova chooses Metso’s automation technology for the seventh time, now for the new Ferrybridge waste-to-energy plant in West Yorkshire, UK Hitachi Zosen Inova has chosen Metso to deliver advanced automation technology to the Ferrybridge Multifuels Energy Ltd’s waste-to-energy…
Vantaan Energia has chosen Metso to rebuild the gas turbine control system at its Martinlaakso power plant in Vantaa, Finland. The rebuilt automation will increase turbine reliability and availability. New automation will replace the existing turbine control system that has…
Bolloré Thin Papers invests in renewable energy with its new biomass boiler at Papeteries du Léman World leader in thin and ultra-thin papers, Bolloré Thin Papers has already launched several projects in relation to sustainable development at their Papeteries du…
Using biomass and waste to generate electricity and district heat reduces CO2 emissions significantly For the second time in a row, Metso's innovative technology has played a major role in winning the Climate Action of the Year Award in Finland.…
Together with investment fund Eurofideme 2, Holmen (STO:HOLMA)(STO:HOLMB) has decided to build a wind farm in the municipality of Norrtälje in a jointly-owned company. The annual production is an estimated 165 GWh and the wind farm is planned to commence…
Finland’s largest pellet-fired heating plant, which was supplied by Metso to Tampereen Energiantuotanto Oy, Tampere, is based on a technological solution that is the first of its kind in the country. It will bring new opportunities to gear the structure…
Unified automation and accurate process controls contribute to better overall process management of the Salmisaari power plants Metso will modernize the automation and field instrumentation at Helsingin Energia’s Salmisaari A and B power plants in Helsinki, Finland. The investment will…
This unique magazine was created over two years ago ( December 2010) to promote the specific benefits of carbon neutral renewable energy from forest biomass, including high energy briquettes and pellets made from wood. It also provides a shop window…
Exportation of wood pellets from North America to Europe reached a new record of 3.2 million tons in 2012, with US exporters more than doubling their shipments, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. Demand for wood pellets in…
UW-Madison chemists have identified an approach to use oxygen gas to convert lignin, a byproduct of biofuel production, into a form that could allow it to replace fossil fuels as a source of chemical feedstocks. Lignin is a complex organic…
Borregaard has developed new technology for the production of green chemicals and sugars based on biomass from wood and agricultural and forestry waste. On Tuesday 16 April the Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen will officially inaugurate the biorefinery demonstration plant…
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