TOKYO, Feb. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Yoshio Haga) completed construction and commenced operation of a solar power generation facility (approximately 826kW capacity*) at Otake Mill (Otake City, Hiroshima Prefecture) on February 10.
This effectively uses part of the Otake Mill site, and the company has commenced the sale of electric power to the Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (President and Director: Tomohide Karita, Head Office: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture) using the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme for renewable energy.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Feb. 5, 2014 (Press Release) - When building its new mill in Partington, Great Britain, the paper manufacturer Saica chose Voith's wastewater treatment system with an R2S reactor, which is a two-stage high-performance reactor for anaerobic treatment of industrial wastewater. Voith has already sold 19 of these reactor types worldwide.Read more
DUNDEE, Scotland, Jan. 23, 2014 (Local News) - The energy giant behind a £200 million biomass plant in Markinch has said it has no imminent plans to sell the site.
Renewable energy investor RWE has plans to scale back its spending in the UK. This means employees, local communities and regional councils are to be offered stakes in RWE projects including windfarms.Read more
BIELEFELD, Germany, Oct. 14, 2013 (Press Release) - Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is investing almost EUR 5 million in technical production equipment and the optimization of energy processes. At the same time personnel has been increased both in Sales and in Research Development. Thereby the German manufacturer of coated specialty papers is continuing along its path of optimization of existing product lines, focus on innovative new products and the resulting closeness to its markets.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Oct. 8, 2013 (Press Release) -On October 2, the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) announced the winners of the fourth European Paper Recycling Awards. The LowEnergyFlotation (LEF) from Voith was the winner of the "Technology Improvement and RD" category. The well-attended ceremony took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 30, 2013 (Press Release) -With Energy360, Voith will in future go beyond a simple determination and allocation of energy consumption in the manufacture of paper. In addition, energy saving potentials will be identified, corresponding measures defined and their successful implementation monitored. Energy360 combines service and software. The hardware can also be supplied, if required.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 30, 2013 (Press Release) - The first wind farm in SCA and Statkraft's big wind power investment was inaugurated on Friday September 26. "It is one of the largest industrial projects in Sweden," said Jakob Norström, CEO of Statkraft SCA Vind AB.
Already in the autumn of 2007 Statkraft and SCA formed a joint wind company, SSVAB. The legal process, however, took longer than expected and not until the end of 2011, the construction of the wind farms could begin.Read more
DALTON, MA, Aug. 29, 2013 (Local News) - Paper manufacturer Crane Co. is going back to its roots in Dalton, Massachusetts.Read more
Rising energy prices and growing environmental awareness are behind a boom in sales of TURBAIR® vacuum systems, which are developed and constructed by MAN Diesel Turbo at its Zurich plant. The systems can offer substantial energy and water savings. In the last twelve months alone, the company delivered and installed more than 25 of the vacuum blowers, the performance of which has been proven and developed continuously for over 60 years.Read more