Saxlund to deliver €3m biomass handling system

Saxlund International, a fully-owned subsidiary of the energy and environmental technology group Opcon, has received an order for the delivery of a biomass handling system.

The system will be delivered for Babcock & Wilcox Vølund, Denmark, for a green energy project in Margam – Port Talbot, between Swansea and Cardiff in South Wales, UK.

The scope of the order encompass the design, manufacturing, delivery and commissioning of two fully automatic fuel handling systems, each with a capacity to allow for a 100% redundancy in feeding the boiler the equivalent of 125 MW of fuel input.

Both systems will be installed for fuel reception, fuel feeding and mixing of fuel in the fuel storage.

The entire fuel feeding system, including wood storage and conveyor systems, will be designed for multifuel waste wood, efficiency, minimum maintenance, and high availability as well as low emission of dust and noise.

Total order value is over €3 million (appr. SEK30 million) with commissioning scheduled for September 2016 and take-over for 2017.

Opcon, under Saxlund brand, provides services from the design of complete combined heat and power (CHP) plants to handling systems and incineration plants.

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