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Quebec eyed for renewable diesel refinery, fed by landfill garbage, forest waste


June 8, 2021
By Canadian Biomass

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As the availability of traditional biofuel feedstocks continues to be strained through demand, Neste Oyj is exploring the conversion of forest waste and landfill garbage to produce biofuel for motor vehicles and aircraft.

The company is planning to build a refinery in Quebec to produce renewable diesel. Neste doesn’t use soy or other edible oils in North America for the production of renewable diesel.

As the world’s largest maker of sustainable aviation fuel, expanding into the “green” jet fuel market isn’t a stretch. Jeremy Baines, president of Neste’s North American operations, said the road to decarbonization includes the needs for electricity, hydrogen and liquid renewable fuels.

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