Portuguese bioenergy company Futerra Torrefaçao e Tecnologia S.A. (Futerra Fuels) has commenced production of white and torrefied pellets in its recently built production plant in Valongo, Portugal. The plant includes 6 torrefaction lines delivered by Yilkins which are embedded in the broader plant set-up developed by Futerra.
In the coming months the production of white pellets will be stepwise increased with modest commercial production of torrefied pellets targeted to supply first commercial quantities to the market. In the course of 2021 further investments will commence in the interfaces as to gradually increase production of torrefied pellets.
See full joint statement here.