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EnviroTech :: Alternative fuels
Stora Enso invests €32 million in lignin biorefinery
9:04 AM MDT | July 19, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez
Stora Enso (Helsinki), a forestry products company, has decided to invest €32 million ($42 million) in the construction of a biorefinery at Sunila Mill, in Finland, which will reduce the mill's carbon dioxide emissions by replacing up to 90% of natural gas with lignin extracted from the biomass black liquor, the company announced today. The company is also developing new applications in which lignin provides added value as a natural polymer. Sunila Mill has an annual capacity of 370,000 m.t./year of softwood pulp. “The first applications will be...
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