A strategic partnership has been formed between energy company Keravan Energia Oy and energy technology company Q Power Oy. The partnership will see both companies producing synthetic methane at the Kerava bioenergy plant.
The production process aims to reduce carbon emissions by using carbon dioxide captured from the bioenergy plant smokestack, along with clean hydrogen.
Earlier this year, the partnering companies conducted a pre-feasibility study on the carbon-neutral fuel in order to assess to what extent the project can contribute to industrial, transport and energy applications.
An agreement was made to move towards a 4 – 10 Megawatts (MW) installation, with a 10 MW plant reducing CO2 emissions by 16,500 tonnes per year, enough to power up to 250 heavy freight vehicles.
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