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1 GASIFICATION FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF THE FINNISH FOREST INDUSTRY SVENSKT GASTEKNISKT CENTER AB INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON GASIFICATION GÖTEBORG PhD Juha Fiskari

2 OUTLINE FOREST RESOURCES IN FINLAND DRIVING FORCES FOR BIOREFINERIES GASIFICATION PROJECTS WITHIN THE FINNISH FOREST INDUSTRY

3 Forestry in Finland Annual removals have been since 1970 s clearly lower than the annual growth Annual removals include loggings, residuals left in forests, and trees that die naturally In 2012, the growth of the Finnish forests was 104 million cubic meters In 2011, the removals amounted to 71 million cubic meters. Removals increased to 68% of the annual growth. Source: METLA

4 Forest resources in Finland Theoretically, Finland could produce 170 PJ of transport fuels from logging residuals (treetops, branches, stumps, etc.) The consumption of transportation fuels was 164 PJ in Source: Lampinen 2009

5 Driving forces for biorefineries Climate change / CO 2 emissions from fossil hydrocarbons The dependence of imported crude oil declines Transport fuels from wood-based raw materials May not affect food prices or production Pulp and paper industry - Demand for many of the products is not going to recover - Alternative value-added products? Improved image EU directives on transport fuels (biodiesel, bioethanol)

6 Added value of wood: Paper and energy production in Finland In 2001, the added value in the paper and board production was six times that of the energy production In 2010, both industries had about the same added value Source: Lauri Hetemäki, European Forest Institute & University of Eastern Finland

7 Total energy consumption in Finland by manufacturing branch Source: Statistics Finland

8 Renewable energy sources in Finland Source: Statistics Finland

9 EU directives are important drivers: According to the EU-directive 2003/30/EC, 5.75% of transport fuels will be renewable by 2010 The renewable share will be 10% by 2020 (2009/28/EC) Double weighting can be applied when biofuel is derived from wood waste, other waste, inedible cellulose or lignocellulose -> the necessary quantity to meet the biofuel distribution obligation is halved. In Finland, the consumption is estimated at 730,000 t in > necessary quantity is then 365,000 t.

10 Gasification-based biorefinery Source: VTT

11 Finnish forest industry s biogasification projects UPM-Kymmene, NSE Biofuels and Forest Btl applied for NER300 (New Entrants Reserve) funding to build gasification plants with forestry-based feedstock. - NSE Biofuels is a joint venture between Stora Enso and Neste Oil. - Forest Btl Oy is a joint venture between Metsäliitto and Vapo. NER300 is a financial instrument managed jointly by the European Commission, European Investment Bank (EIB) and Member States - subsidizes installations of innovative renewable energy technology Co-production of biofuel, heat and electricity integration to existing pulp & paper mills and district heating -> high overall efficiency Project proposals were assessed by EIB. The projects were ranked by their cost-per-unit performance.

12 NSE Biofuels Joint Venture Stora-Enso and Neste Oil created a 50/50 joint venture to develop a newgeneration biofuel - Collaboration with Foster Wheeler Energia Oy and VTT Develop gas purification technology, other tried and tested technology already exists (such as Fischer-Tropsch) Pilot plant at the Stora Enso Varkaus mill: gasification and gas purification at 5 MW th scale. Estimated costs were EUR 14 million Estimated investing costs for a full-scale plant between 0.6 and 1 billion (EUR) Finally, investment decision on commercial production plant was negative due to the lack of EU support (NER300). Source:

13 Division of business: Stora Enso, Joint Venture and Neste Oil Source: Stora Enso

14 Forest Btl joint venture Vapo s och Metsäliitto s biogasification plant in Ajos was the only project in Finland to receive NER300 funding. Project Ajos will receive 88.5 M as EU funding for design, construction and operation of a biofuel-to-liquid (BtL) plant in Kemi. The gasification plant has a capacity of 320 MW (2 x 160 MW) with an annual output of 115,000 tons of biofuel. The annual need for raw materials is estimated to be 950,000 tons of woody biomass and 31,000 tons of tall oil. According to the plans, the synthetic diesel (and naphtha) is to be sold in the Baltic Sea region, mainly in Finland and Sweden. In June 2012, Metsäliitto withdrew from the project. Vapo plans to continue the project with new partners and investors.

15 Gasification plant in Ajos Biomass pre-treatment Gasification island Gas cleaning and compression FT synthesis Refining and storage of products Source: Vapo

16 UPM s activities in gasification UPM-Kymmene repositions itself as a Biofore Company. UPM produces 30% of all renewable energy in Finland. Ongoing pilot testing at Gas Technology Institute (GTI), near Chicago, USA ~5 MW / syngas production UPM s planned biogasification plant in Rauma was not prioritized for a NER300 investment grant, it was placed in the reserve list. The biogasification project UPM Stracel in France was granted 170 M for setting up and operating a biogasification plant that is integrated with a pulp and paper mill. This facility will produce about 105,000 tons of FT fuel products.

17 UPM s activities in gasification UPM is a significant supplier to the Finnish energy company Vaskiluodon Voima Oy (in Vaasa) that has built the largest biomass gasification plant in the world to reduce their coal usage by 25 40%. - This 140 MW gasification plant started up in March of Machinery supplier was Metso Power

18 Metsä-Fibre s gasification projects Metsä-Fibre s Joutseno mill has a gasification plant that converts bark to biofuel that is used at the lime kiln. The plant has a capacity of 48 MW. The company plans to set up a similar gasification facility at the Kemi mill. Moreover, Metsä-Fibre has plans to collaborate with Gasum Oy and invest in additional biomethane production in Joutseno, based on gasification of bark and wood. Its design capacity will be 200 MW. The synthetic biogas will have a methane content of 95%. It can be used in the Helsinki area instead of natural gas imported from Russia. Source: Gasum

19 THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

20 Literature: Ahlbeck, J., Trafikbränslen: Produktionsmöjligheter i Finland, 2006 Börjesson, P. et al., Dagens och framtidens hållbara biodrivmedel. Underslagsrapport från f3 till utredningen om FossilFri Fordonstrafik, 2013 Konttinen, J., Kohti biojalostamoja biomassan termokemiallinen jalostus kaasutuksen avulla, 2009 Lampinen, A, Uusiutuvan liikenne-energian tiekartta, 2009 State of Finland s Forests 2012 (METLA) Many other websites, such as Statistics Finland, EU Commission, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Stora Enso, UPM-Kymmene, Vapo, Metsä-Fibre, European Biofuels Technology Platform, Gasum, etc. Special thanks to professor emeritus Bruno Lönnberg

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