IBTC News

Futerra Fuels builds commercial scale torrefaction plant in Portugal

Valongo, 11 December 2018 – Portuguese bioenergy start-up Futerra Torrefaçao e Tecnologia S.A. (Futerra Fuels) has started the construction of their first commercial scale torrefied pellet production plant in Valongo, Portugal. The plant will have an annual production capacity of 120.000 tons of torrefied pellets and 55.000 tons of regular industrial wood pellets per year.   According to Henk Hutting, chairman … Read More

Airex Energy starts construction of its biomass torrefaction plant in Becancour, Quebec

Construction of the Airex Energy biomass torrefaction plant is now underway at Laprade industrial park in Becancour, Qc. Using Airex’s patented CarbonFX technology, the plant will have an annual production capacity of 15,000 tons. The facility is well situated near the St-Lawrence Seaway, in an area known for its abundant forest resources and rich pulp and paper industry heritage. Designed … Read More

Michael Wild re-elected president of IBTC

The elections for the IBTC Presidency were held during the IBTC Steering Committee (16.04.2015, London), where Michael Wild was re-elected as president. Mr. Wild, has been active in renewable energies for  about 24 years. Since 2007, he has a leading position in torrefaction technology development forming also a consortium with Andritz AG. Today, he is acting in project development, as … Read More