UPMBiofuels

Partner cases

We have partnered with both corporate and public organisations to promote responsible operations as well as the use of sustainable products.

 

BioSata project seeks carbon-free urban transport

BioSata is a biofuel project run by Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) and the City of Helsinki Stara Construction Service that seeks a gradual conversion to biofuel operation of Helsinki Metropolitan Area bus transport and Stara vehicles and machinery.

High quality biofuels are a cost-effective option for reducing traffic emissions. No new vehicles or distribution infrastructure will be required for their use. UPM Biofuels is part of a three-year project co-ordinated by the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) that seeks to increase the share of biofuels in combustion engines to at least 50% in 2017 and 70–90% in 2019.

UPM BioVerno in marine transport

UPM BioVerno diesel is the first wood-based fuel used in practical marine transport tests. The renewable diesel was tested by an international consortium including international dredging company and shipping specialist Boskalis, leading commercial supplier of marine biofuels GoodFuels Marine, and Finnish engine and generator manufacturer Wärtsilä.

The aim of the consortium was to promote the use of sustainable and economical marine fuels over a two-year pilot project.

 

Working together for social responsibility