The construction of the UK’s largest solar park at Shotwick, Cheshire, adjacent to the UPM Shotton site, has brought yet another opportunity for UPM to deliver on its 2030 renewable energy target to reduce fossil CO2 emissions by 30%.
With the marine industry striving to drive down emissions, recent tests promise a bright future in marine use for UPM BioVerno. UPM’s wood-based biofuel is also a good match with marine diesel engines.
The second UPM Future Professional apprenticeship programme, organised at UPM Kymi pulp and paper mill and Kaukas pulp mill, began on a sunny winter’s day at Vierumäki, near Lahti, just after the World Ski Championships.
A study made by the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (Etla) shows that UPM produces the most added value in Finland when considering the added value produced by companies themselves and the indirect added value resulting from purchases.
UPM is seeking technological advances through research and development. The More with Biofore in China programme seeks to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of mills through new technologies.