Finnish energy giant Fortum ltd. opened 28th of November 2013 a new pyrolysis oil factory in Joensuu, Finland.
The factory produces annually 50 000 tonnes pyrolysis oil from wood biomass harvested from local forest. The leading edge technology for the factory is built by Metso ltd. The pyrolysis oil production needs 250 000 cubic meters of wood annually and employs 70 persons year around primarily for wood supply. Fortum pyrolysis oil factory is one of the visiting spots during the BioPAD trip to Finland in February 2014.