The plant was built and commissioned in a record time. It took less than six months, from May until mid October, to raze the previous warehouse, build the plant and commission it.
The existing oil mill was commissioned in 1984 with a capacity of 15 T/h. An upgrade to be ready for 30 T/h was decided and realised within 2010.
Pleasing the planet and the shareholders without angering the employees? Cutting your energy bill should be the first place to look. There still is a lot of low hanging fruit out there. Excellent business cases based on solid science. Even when energy prices are low, very attractive yields can be obtained. By the way, power generated by gensets is often 3 times as expensive as power from the grid.