Biomass Torrefaction in Estonia

Our mission

Our mission is to reduce the carbon footprint from fossil fuels in the environment. We provide an energy efficient alternative fuel from renewable sources by torrefaction. The production lines will be started in the summer of 2020. Full production capacity of 160 kt of biocoal per year will be reached by 2021.

The project

Location: Vägari village, Jõgeva County, Estonia
Max. NER 300 funding: EUR 25.0 million

Time-lapse of the construction.

Products

Our biocoal pellets can be used to partially or to fully replace fossil coal in electrical power or heat generation plants as a sustainable alternative without significant additional investment in plant conversion.

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Technology

Baltania’s biocoal plant is commissioned on CEG’s High Temperature Torrefaction (HTT) technology and offers the best quality and energy dense pellets on the market. It has uses in the energy, liquid fuel and chemical industries.

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Sustainability

Baltania’s vision is to reduce the carbon footprint from fossil fuels in the environment. Baltania’s mission is to provide an energy efficient alternative fuel from renewable sources by torrefaction.

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Latest news

New factories are increasing demand for firewood

Publications, 13-12-2017

New factories are increasing demand for firewood Several production units have entered or are about to enter the Estonian wood industry, which intend to use low-value wood as raw material, which has not been sufficiently used here for a long time. Full article in Estonian.

Baltania is building a unique biocoal plant in Jõgeva County for 45 million

Publications, 23-11-2017

Baltania is building a unique biocoal plant in Jõgeva County for 45 million With its Dutch shareholders, Baltania OÜ is investing EUR 45 million to build a biocoal plant in Vägari, Jõgeva County. Assuming all the conditions of the investment decision are met, the construction of the biogas plant will…