Tag Archives: Electricity prices

Rottneros secures long-term renewable energy

Rottneros has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) including Guarantees of Origin (GoOs) with the third largest German energy group Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW). The utility will supply Rottneros with just over 30 GWh/annum of clean energy delivered from the 116 MW Målarberget wind farm in Sweden over an 8.5-year period starting in 2025. […]

Metsä Fibre Says Kemi Mill Construction On Schedule; Testing, Trials Underway

Metsä Fibre said construction of its Kemi bioproduct mill is progressing on schedule. Mill test run and trials are currently underway, as is installation work. Wood deliveries to the new mill began in April, transported by road and rail. The mill’s new electrified private track allows the wood to be brought right up to the […]

EU ready to reduce its dependence on Russia in its paper sector in 2023

Sanctions on the import of birch and other wood raw materials from Russia led to an increase in the price of paper in the majority of EU countries, however, at present, the such negative effect is being reduced to a minimum, according to recent statements, made by some leading EU analysts in the field of […]

German paper sector continues to experience serious crisis

Germany has faced with a significant increase of prices for toilet paper and the reduction of its quality, according to recent statements, made by representatives of German public and local media reports. According to them, the average size of a package of toilet paper in Germany has become smaller, which prices for it have risen […]

UPM’s c to Be Supplied with Sustainable Power from New Wind Park

UPM said that its commitment to wind power in Finland will significantly decrease emissions resulting from the company’s production of paper thanks to a new wind park in Pyhäjoki, Finland that is expected to reach full capacity in generating power in early 2023. The new wind park is expected to provide a long-term renewable energy […]

Kemira announces energy surcharge for all product lines in North America

Kemira is implementing a 4% energy surcharge for all Pulp and Paper process and functional chemistries across North America for all non-contract customers, effective October 1, 2022. The surcharge announced in April for inorganic coagulants sold through our Industry & Water segment remains in effect. As direct and indirect energy costs continue to rise, Kemira […]

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in EMEA with immediate effect

Kemira will increase prices for all product lines in both of its segments in EMEA region effective immediately. Costs for electricity and natural gas have rapidly increased and add to the general inflationary trends of the recent months. Therefore the commercial conditions need to be adjusted accordingly. The price increases will be substantial and vary by […]

Nordic Paper Temporarily Stops Production at Greaker Mill Due to High Electricity Costs in Norway

Nordic Paper said that it has decided to stop production for three days at its Greaker paper mill in Norway due to the current high daily price for electricity. The company said the production downtime will have a marginal financial impact on its third-quarter results. The plant is part of the segment Natural Greaseproof and […]