Finnish Awards for reducing black carbon

The three Finnish companies Neste, Nunnauuni and Wärtsilä, all recieved awards for their effort to reduce black carbon at the welcoming reception of the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting May 6th in Rovaniemi, Finland.

The winner in the domestic burning category is Nunnauuni for developing a burning method – Golden Fire – producing an extremely high temperature, in which wood gasifies evenly and burns efficiently with minimal emissions.

The winners in the industry categories are Wärtsilä and Neste. Wärtsilä has developed emission reduction solutions for gas flaring in oil drilling and production, while Neste has developed variety of renewable fuels and one of the latest developments is Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel, a sustainable aviation fuel, produced from 100% renewable and sustainable raw materials and reducing both CO2and black carbon emissions in aviation, The Climate Leadership Coalition says in a press release.