The company is looking to install a condensing turbine, associated generator and cooling tower to support existing electricity generation.
The company held an open house Wednesday on the Fort William First Nation, detailing the project. Doug Murray is the General Manager of Abitibi Bowater's Thunder Bay operations and he said the estimated cost of the project is $51-million.Read more
Södra has made extensive energy investments at Södra Cell Värö over the past few years. These investments mean that the pulp mill will now be free from fossil fuels.
Of late, Södra has spent SEK 600 million building:
A new evaporation plant - for a more energy-efficient mill
Feed water preheating - to produce more electricity
"It's a possibility. It's well down the road," said Donald H. Schnackel, vice president of finance and administration. "It's new technology that's only been proven in the lab."Read more