VAXJO, Sweden, May 14, 2018 (Press Release) -Södra has signed a letter of intent with KLM to conduct a joint feasibility study to examine the possibility of producing green jet fuel. In parallel, Södra will become the first company in Sweden to join KLM’s Corporate Biofuel Programme, with the aim of supporting growth in demand for fossil-fuel-free alternatives in the aviation sector.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland , May 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has reduced the energy use of its separators by 40%, by incorporating a breakthrough pressure management technology, Encapt™, into the systems’ design.
The Encapt technology lowers the atmospheric pressure around the spinning bowl using a low-pressure pump, and the system is supervised by sensors that keep air friction minimal. Less friction means less energy required.Read more
SAINT JOHN, NB , April 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Irving Pulp and Paper as well as Irving Tissue on the west side of Saint John is underway with a $40 million investment with an impact across NB. Eighty-four (84) New Brunswick companies will be working on the modernization, accounting for $29 million of the investment. These suppliers are located across New Brunswick. The project is scheduled for completion on May 14, 2018.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding a new policy on the carbon neutrality of forest-based, renewable biomass by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The fiscal year 2017 and 2018 Omnibus Appropriations bills directed the EPA to develop the policy.Read more
COCHRAN, GA, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, during a meeting with Georgia forestry leaders, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt discussed the importance of environmental stewardship and announced a new decision on the carbon neutrality of forest biomass.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI, April 18, 2018 (Local News) -Georgia-Pacific's Broadway paper mill in Green Bay is being recognized for using less energy.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency awarded the manufacturing site its ENERGY STAR AWARD for lowering its energy use by ten percent in five years.
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JOHANNESBURG, April 5, 2018 (Press Release) -ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB), KC Cottrell and the ELB Educational Trust are pleased to announce that together as a Consortium, they have been appointed as EPC contractor for the 25MW Biomass Project by Ngodwana Energy (RF) (Pty) Limited. The project forms part of the South African Government Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPPP), which was recently signed.Read more
RICHMOND, VA, April 9, 2018 (Richmond Times-Dispatch) -Virginia is a leader in developing an innovative and diverse energy marketplace to ensure the state’s economy will remain competitive well into the future. However, a new regulation being developed by the Department of Environmental Quality could create an unprecedented threat to one of the pillars of Virginia’s energy future.Read more