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Green Fuel Nordic Oy and engineering company Insinööritoimisto Savolainen Oy to begin cooperation


Green Fuel Nordic Oy has chosen engineering company Insinööritoimisto Savolainen  Oy from Iisalmi for the supplier of the structural and architectural design for the biorefinery project in Iisalmi. The cooperation agreement was signed late last year, 28th December.

Green Fuel Nordic’s biorefinery project is progressing as planned. The architectural and structural design of the biorefinery proceeds now to a more detailed planning phase. The purpose of the designing phase is to provide all the necessary information needed in for example land and building construction. For this purpose the GFN has chosen engineering company Insinööritoimisto Savolainen Engineering Oy as its architectural and structural design partner. The company was founded in 1960, and its head office is situated  in Iisalmi.

Green Fuel Nordic’s managing director Timo Saarelainen is extremely satisfied with the cooperation agreement. According to Saarelainen Savolainen Engineering Oy has very convincing reference list of achitectural and structural design in industrial investment projects.

”A significant factor in choosing the partner was that Savolainen Engineering Oy wants to be strongly involved in influencing the industrial transition towards the bio-economy in Finland. Additionally we both share a vision for the need to develop standard solutions for the biorefineries”, says Saarelainen

Project director Kari Hartikainen from Green Fuel Nordic Oy is also pleased with the  cooperation soon starting.

”A local, strong player who is able to provide the scope required by our project is an ideal choice as a partner in this groundbreaking project”, says Hartikainen.

Managing director Antero Savolainen from Savolainen Engineering Oy sees the project as an opportunity for a long-term cooperation.

”We will develop a standard solution in biorefinery project in Iisalmi that will also serve the future projects. It is very interesting to get involved in an early phase  in industrial investment projects changing the future. ”,says Savolainen.

Additional information:

Green Fuel Nordic Oy

Timo Saarelainen, CEO
tel. +358 40 7076640

Project Director Kari Hartikainen
tel. +358 40 0278402

Savolainen Engineering Oy

CEO Antero Savolainen
tel. +358 50 0279012


Green Fuel Nordic Oy is a Finnish biorefining company. The company’s business idea is to utilize commercially proven RTP™ technology for the production of second-generation bio-oil from local, renewable, forest-based biomass. The off-take is a liquid, low-carbon and sulfur-free bio-oil that can directly replace light and heavy fuel oil in renewable energy applications. In the upcoming years, Green Fuel Nordic Oy aims to build several biorefineries in Finland. The company, established in October 2011, is headquartered in Kuopio,

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