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Neste Inaugurates Biofuels Demonstration Plant

7:59 AM MDT | June 12, 2009 | Alex Scott

Nester Oil and Stora Enso, a forestry products company, have started up a biomass-to-liquids demonstration plant at Varkaus, Finland. The two firms are 50/50 joint partners in NSE Biofuels Oy, the company running the project. The jv has been set up first to develop the technology-which features a Fischer-Tropsch process-and then to manufacture the biofuel at commercial scale.   The demonstration facility includes a 12MW gasifier. The companies say the demonstration process units will cover all stages, including drying of biomass...

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