Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) is a global provider of solutions and services that drive the decarbonisation of energy. Timo Aspelin, director TMU Service Asia, and Ilkka Koskinen, director LTSA at SFW, tell Bioenergy Insight more about the company’s work.
The company’s solutions include converting energy from biomass and waste, long duration energy storage, the recycling of waste to valuable end products, carbon capture, flue gas cleaning, waste heat boilers and services related to digitalising, optimising and decarbonising assets it delivers to the global power and industrial markets.
"We are well known to be the developer of the CFB boiler technology,” Aspelin said. Circulating Fluidised Bed (CFB) technology allows the mixing of a large variety of solid fuels — ensuring excellent combustion efficiency and emission control, and was developed by Ahlström in Finland. CFB technology is based on Bubbling Fluidised Bed (BFB) technology, which remains the most suitable technology for bioenergy to this day.
"[The] CFB boiler is the most flexible technology for solid fuel combustion and, therefore, suitable for mixing fuels from various sources...