Tax turns Methanor green

Ovrebekk, Hilde; Gibson, Jane
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p4
Trade Publication
This article reports on the acquisition of the assets of Methanor by Methanol Chemie Nederland (MCN). MCN plans to upgrade Methanor's mothballed facilities to start the world's first methanol plant based on biomass. The consortium is assuming that it will get financial support from the Dutch government body Energie Transitie Task Force and by receiving an Energie Investerings Aftrek, which is a tax relief for investments in energy saving equipment.


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