Groundbreaking held for Sweden's first biofuels pyrolysis plant

Pyrocell AB, the joint venture between wood products major Setra Group and oil refiner and renewable fuel producer Preem AB, has held a groundbreaking ceremony at Setra Kastet sawmill in Gävle marking construction start of Sweden's first pyrolysis plant to convert sawmill residues into a biocrude for advanced biofuels production.

Low-key Pyrocell groundbreaking ceremony held on March 23, 2020 – due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event was officiated by a handful of people – Katarina Levin, CEO, Setra Group (left); Pontus Friberg, Chairman of the Board of Pyrocell and Jonas Jadling, Plant manager Setra Kastet Sawmill (photo courtesy Setra Group).

The full article can be found on the website of Bioenergy International.