Biofuels Market - Finland
November 2009
Executive Summary

                  The energy market in Finland is dominated by oil which is the major source of energy
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•Introduction
•Market Overview
•Market Characteristics
•Government Policies and Investments
•Major Players
•Key Developmen...
Biofuels market in Finland is at a nascent stage and is
 expected to grow in the future
 Overview                         ...
Market Characteristics

                  Large Forests Providing Raw Materials for Biofuels


                  Usage of ...
Government Policies and Investments




         VTT Technical Research Centre
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Players in the Market (5/8)

 Company Snapshot: Company 1
 Corporate Information                                          ...
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The biofuels market in Finland is in a nascent stage with strong potential for growth in the future. Government initiatives and the large demand for green fuel are expected to attract investments in the sector. The country has a large untapped resource base. In order to meet renewable energy targets, implementation of certain policies have been forecasted. This is expected to boost the market.

The report begins with an introduction of the biofuels market in the European Union (EU) indicating the segmented use of various biofuels, total import-export and consumption levels. It also includes the major policies forwarded towards developing the biofuels market in the EU. An overview of the energy market in Finland has been provided followed by an analysis of the biofuels market. Details regarding the production levels of major biofuels as well as the total bioenergy levels have been proffered. This section also includes data regarding the major energy sources in the country, the level of energy consumption by sector and the sources contributing to electricity production.

The characteristics of the market have been analyzed and include – large forests which provide raw materials for biofuels, usage of forest land to develop energy crops, biofuels dominated by high levels of imports, usage of biofuels as a route to reduce CO2 emissions, expected direct benefits to green car owners, policies towards mandatory sale of biofuels and reduction in dependency on oil.

The major government programmes and investments towards the development of the industry have been discussed including the climate and energy policy and the expected introduction of feed-in-tariff for biogas generation as well as various research and development projects carried out by TEKES and VTT Technical Research Centre and other government bodies.
Competition section profiles the major players in the market. The section contains a snapshot of the corporations’ financial performance and business highlights, providing an insight into the existing competitive scenario.

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  1. 1. Biofuels Market - Finland November 2009
  2. 2. Executive Summary The energy market in Finland is dominated by oil which is the major source of energy Market Wood-based biofuels accounts for a% of the country’s primary energy consumption b% of total primary energy consumption in Finland is met by bioenergy LE Large Forests Providing Raw Materials for Biofuels P Usage of forest land to develop energy crops Biofuels Dominated by Imports M Market Biofuels to Assist in the Reduction of CO2 Emissions Characteristics SA Expected Direct Benefits to Green Car Owners Mandatory Sale of Biofuels Reducing the Dependency on Oil Climate and Energy Policy Government Expected Introduction of Feed-in-Tariff in Biogas Generation Role TEKES VTT Technical Research Centre and Other Investments The market is in a nascent stage with only a few players Major players include Major Players – Company 1 – Company 2 – Company 3 BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 2
  3. 3. •Introduction •Market Overview •Market Characteristics •Government Policies and Investments •Major Players •Key Developments •Appendix BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 3
  4. 4. Biofuels market in Finland is at a nascent stage and is expected to grow in the future Overview Bioenergy Generated TJ •Finland has large available resources of solid 500 a% biofuels and is developing liquid and gaseous v 400 u LE biofuel reserves p r s t 300 q •Wood is the most important source of P 200 bioenergy in Finland 100 sector •Biofuel production has been increasing in SAM b% of bioenergy originates from the forestry 0 2004 2005 Electricity Production Mix 2006 2007 2008p 2010e 2025e accordance with various development policies TWh Biodiesel – ’08: x tonnes; ’09e: y tonnes 90 A Bioethanol – ’05: z mn litres; ’08: l mn litres C D 80 E Source 1 A1 B 70 Source 2 •Finland boasts of the highest bioelectricity 60 C1 D1 E1 B1 Source 3 share in the EU 50 A2 C2 D2 Source 4 A3 C3 E2 40 B2 •n% of total primary energy consumption in 30 D3 E3 Source 5 A4 B3 C4 D4 Source 6 Finland is met by bioenergy 20 A5 B4 C5 E4 Others 10 B5 B6 D5 E5 A6 A7 B7 C6 C7 D6 D7 E6 E7 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Source: BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 4
  5. 5. Market Characteristics Large Forests Providing Raw Materials for Biofuels Usage of Forest Land to Develop Energy Crops Biofuels Dominated by Imports Major Characteristics ` Biofuels to Assist in the Reduction of CO2 Emissions Expected Direct Benefits to Green Car Owners Mandatory Sale of Biofuels Reducing the Dependency on Oil BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 5
  6. 6. Government Policies and Investments VTT Technical Research Centre Climate and Energy Policy and Other Investments Key Initiatives TEKES - Public funding organization for research, Expected Introduction of Feed-in- development and innovation in Tariff in Biogas Generation Finland BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 6
  7. 7. Players in the Market (5/8) Company Snapshot: Company 1 Corporate Information Financial Performance Headquarters Helsinki Revenue Revenue Profit LE USD mn Profit / Loss USD mn Founded 20-- Z 1,000 30 P Energy consultancy to heat production as 800 Y Area of Expertise well as wind power to bioethanol 20 X M 600 production 10 400 Key People Business Highlights Person 1 – Chairman Person 2 – MD SA 200 0 2005 2006 2007 0 -10 • The only bioethanol producer in the world making biofuel from T) This reduces CO2 emissions by up to a% and is cheaper than the regular 95 octane unleaded gasoline • It is Finland’s only producer of ethanol traffic fuel, using the company’s proprietary Q technology • It has three Q plants in operation, and two more are expected to be developed by the end of 20- - • St1 is using its Q concept to produce and market sustainable biofuels from industry sidestreams and waste together with local partners Entered into a JV with Company 4, in Japan and Company 5 in Germany Source: BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 7
  8. 8. Thank you for the attention The Biofuels Market - Finland report is a part of Netscribes’ Energy and Utility Industry Series. For more detailed information or customized research requirements please contact: Natasha Mehta, CFA Gagan Uppal Phone: +65 8448 0449 Phone: +91 98364 71499 E-Mail: natasha.mehta@netscribes.com E-Mail: gagan.uppal@netscribes.com About Netscribes Netscribes is a knowledge-consulting and solutions firm with clientele across the globe. The company’s expertise spans areas of investment & business research, business & corporate intelligence, content-management services, and knowledge-software services. At its core lies a true value proposition that draws upon a vast knowledge base. Netscribes is a one-stop shop designed to fulfil clients’ profitability and growth objectives. Disclaimer: This report is published for general information only. Although high standards have been used the preparation, Research on India, Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd. or “Netscribes” is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from use of this document. This document is the sole property of Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd. and prior permission is required for guidelines on reproduction. BIOFUELS MARKET – FINLAND.PPT 8

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