Our story

Based at Wilton International, Wilton, Redcar –  NPT has completed its end-t0-end fractionation and demonstration plant commissioning,  and accelerates into commercialisation.

From lab concept to commercialisation

2019 saw the concept successfully commissioned in its commercial form, lining up an exciting 2020 and beyond for Nova Pangaea Technologies.

2015

NPT is one of three selected by the Department for Transport’s ‘Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Competition’ (ABDC); subsequently awarded a grant of £4.7m

2015

Trials into hemicellulose hydrolysis commence at the Carbofrac pilot facility

2016

Nova Pangaea Technologies selects Wilton International, Redcar

2016

Installation of the CF10 pilot plant is completed in Q4 at NPT’s Redcar's plant. Meanwhile, installation of NPT’s pilot scale thermolysis reactor in Riga is also completed

2016

Commissioning of the pilot scale thermolysis reactor at LSIWC’s facilities in Riga is successfully completed; trial campaigns commence

2017

Carbofrac ‘CF10’ pilot plant is successfully commissioned in Q1; production campaigns commence

2017

Installation of REFNOVA first two phases, consisting of the Carbofrac 100 ‘CF100’ alongside washing, drying and pneumatic conveying units, is complete

2018

Phases 1 and 2 are successfully commissioned in Q1; phase 3 installation now underway

2018

Nova Pangaea Technologies is awarded Innovate UK’s Newton Fund as part of a collaborative group, consisting of both industrial and academic partners. The 3 year project, will aim to integrate Carbofrac technology into sugar mills throughout India; valorising their substantial bagasse waste streams

2019

Installation of Refnova’s third and final phase, consisting of the thermolysis reactor, superheater and condenser, is complete

2019

Phase 3 is successfully commissioned in Q4 of 2019; optimisation and commercialisation to commence in the new year