Building a biopower plant in Metsä Tissue’s Katrinefors mill area in Sweden in 2018 has changed the energy usage of not only of the mill, but of the entire town of Mariestad.
Read more about the biopower plant here.
In 2021 we announced that our Mänttä mill in Finland no longer uses peat for energy production. Renewable wood fuels, such as bark and other by-products of wood production, have replaced peat. The change to using biomass has been significant for reducing the fossil emissions of the mill.
Read more about the peat phase-out here.
In 2022 we continued the work away from fossil fuels in our Kreuzau mill by testing biofuels to replace coal. The investigation continues in 2023.