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Appointments in Green Fuel Nordic Oy


Green Fuel Nordic strengthens its organization with two new employees. Senior Designer Timo Kettunen, B.Sc. (Eng), joined the company in May with responsibility for electrical and automation. The Senior Designer Alexey Kononov, M.Sc. (Techn.), in turn, strengthen the biorefinery investment project organization with responsibility for the processes and mechanics.

Timo Kettunen(48) has previously worked with several leading consulting and project management companies providing service for energy and pulp and paper industry. He has extensive international experience, as these tasks have led him around the world - Europe, North and South America as well as South-East Asia – for more than a decade. Kettunen has also served as a consultant for his own company, PSA Consulting Ltd. With Green Fuel Nordic he has the responsibility of the biorefinery electrical, instrumentation and automation solutions.

Alexey Kononov (39) has also international work experience - he has been more than 10 years in a variety of pulp and paper industry positions in Europe and Russia. Kononov extensive professional experience extends from research and product development to consulting and project management. Latest he has worked for Makorus OOO-company in Russia. In his new role, he is responsible for the biorefinery projects process and mechanics area.

"I am very pleased to have these two very experienced and talented people to our group. Both Kettunen and Kononov complement well the current project organization with their expertise and experience with complex international projects, "says Project Director Kari Hartikainen from Green Fuel Nordic Oy.

Additional information

Project Director Kari Hartikainen
Tel. +358 (0)40 027 8402

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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