Transportation biofuels from tall oil In 2014, the UPM group started producing annually approximately 100 000 tons of biodiesel for transport using crude tall oil as raw material at their Kaukas, Lappeenranta mill 1. The industrial scale investment is the first of its kind globally. The soap is separated from black liquor in the evaporation
Authors & references
Professor Esa Vakkilainen, LUT University
Marcelo Hamaguchi, Stora Enso
Vauhkonen, V. (2015). Renewable diesel from tall oil. UPM. [Online] Available from: https://teknologiateollisuus.fi/sites/default/files/file_attachments/bioverno_2015_polttomoottoriseminaari.pdf [Accessed 25th October 2019].
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