9th of September from Conference city Jyväskylä at 8.00 am via Helsinki-Vantaa airport at 16.30 pm to Helsinki city central at 17.15. Travel 320 km. Price 100 €
Kalmari biogas farm in Laukaa
Kalmari farm is one of the pioneer farms for producing biogas in Finland, and an exceptional example of a diverse use of biogas technology. The farm is self-sufficient in electricity, heat and vehicle fuel. Excess electricity is sold to grid, and biogas upgraded to vehicle fuel quality is sold to customers. Biogas plant was built and CHP production started in 1998, and biogas has been upgraded to vehicle fuel since 2002. Biogas production increased significantly in the beginning of 2009, as a new biogas reactor of 1000 m3 capacity was started up. The farm can currently produce bio-methane to cover the need of about 200 gas vehicles. In the biogas plant cow manure, industrial bio-waste and energy crops are digested. At the moment e.g. energy corn is cultivated at the farm. At the farm you will see the whole production chain from energy crops into high quality energy products, heat, electricity and vehicle fuel.
Kymen BioEnergia Oy biogas plant
Kymen BioEnergia Oy has build a biogas plant in Kouvola 2011. The plant uses sluges from sewage water purification and local biofraction of minucipal wastes. The plant produce 15 GWh yearly.The gas can be used for heat and electricity production and upgraded to traffic fuel. The compamy has a co-operation agreement with tha gascompany Gasum for injection of the gas later this year in the natural gas pipeline.
Neste Oil NExBTL plant
Neste Oil Corporation production plants are located near to city of Porvoo. Total oil production capacity is 11 million tonnes per year and biodiesel capacity 170 000 t/a. This new plant started up in summer 2007. Synthetic NextBTL biodiesel is the world's first second-generation biodiesel to be launched commercially.