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2009 September 29

Chemrec Awarded One of Europe’s Largest Government Grants for Next-Generation Biofuels Plant

Investment grant for industrial demo of the Chemrec technology for production of the renewable motor fuels BioDME and Biomethanol.
The investment grant is up to $73 million and the plant will be built at the Domsjö Fabriker biorefinery in Örnsköldsvik. – The Chemrec technology has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 95% compared to gasoline and diesel, replace imported fossil fuels with renewable and to create improved profitability and employment in the forest-based industry, says Chemrecs COO Jonas Rudberg. Globally applied the technology has the potential to replace about 30 million tons of diesel oil annually. Read more.