Porin Prosessivoima has decided to build a new biopower plant at the Kaanaa factory site of Kemira Pigments Oy in Pori, Finland.

The European Commission’s newly published Strategic Energy Review fails to give sufficient weight to cogeneration, the subject of one of its major directives and the most immediate single source of both energy saving and carbon dioxide reduction available in Europe today, according to COGEN Europe. Instead of putting the rapid deployment of additional cogeneration at the heart of its strategic efforts, cogeneration gets only nine lines in documents running to several hundred pages.