Neste Oil Opens First European Biofuel-from-Waste Pilot Plant
(Energy Efficiency News) Finnish firm Neste Oil officially opened its first European pilot plant for producing microbial oil from waste material in Porvoo, Finland on Friday.
…Neste Oil, meanwhile, has invested €8 million in its pilot plant as part of its ongoing microbial oil research programme with Aalto University’s School of Chemical Technology since 2007.
The plant will produce the raw materials for NExBTL renewable diesel from industrial, forestry and agricultural residues including straw.
Initially, the plant will focus mainly on using straw, which is produced in large quantities by agriculture in Finland and elsewhere but is often not put to its most effective use. READ MORE and MORE (Biodiesel Magazine)