Valmet to produce a biomass-fired boiler plant to Elenia Lämpö’s Vanaja energy plant

Valmet will provide a biomass-fired boiler plant to Elenia Lämpö Oy’s Vanaja energy plant in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The funding will allow the corporate to lift the share of renewable fuels used within the metropolis’s district warmth manufacturing to over 80% and improve the vitality effectivity of its warmth manufacturing.

The order is included in Valmet’s fourth quarter 2018 orders acquired. The worth of the order just isn’t disclosed. Meeting work on the brand new boiler plant will begin within the fall of 2019. The goal is to start out up the plant in 2020.

“With this vital funding, we are going to implement our firm’s technique to go for environmentally pleasant vitality options and enhance our vitality effectivity. Additionally, the funding will additional improve our share of renewable fuels, during which we’re clearly forerunners in Finland. The challenge will create jobs in our space throughout the development interval and later for gas deliveries. Gasoline shall be bought from as near the plant as potential,” says Matti Tynjälä, Managing Director of Elenia Lämpö.

The boiler plant will primarily run on wood-based fuels, corresponding to forest residues in addition to sawdust and bark originating from facet streams of the woodworking business.

“This can be a repeat boiler order to the identical energy plant, which reveals the client’s belief in Valmet’s biomass-fired HYBEX know-how for heat-only functions,” remarks Frank Ligthart, Director, Warmth and Energy Vegetation, Valmet.