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Valmet to supply biomass plant to Göteborg Energi

Illustration of the Göteborg Energi’s biomass power plant. Photo: Göteborg Energi
Illustration of the Göteborg Energi’s biomass power plant. Photo: Göteborg Energi
Valmet has announced it will supply a biomass plant to Göteborg Energi AB in Gothenburg, Sweden. Göteborg Energi is building a new plant to produce electricity and district heat from renewable and recovered sources by 2025.
The order will be included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2023. The value of the order has not been disclosed.
Valmet’s delivery will include a 140 MWth Valmet BFB Boiler plant utilising bubbling fluidised bed technology as well as a flue gas cleaning system and a flue gas condensing system. The primary fuels will include forest residues and recycled wood chips. Start-up of the plant is scheduled for 2025.
Additionally, Valmet will deliver a boiler building and piping to connect the new boiler to the existing steam turbine. Operations and maintenance services including Valmet Industrial Internet solutions will maximise reliability and optimise performance, thereby ensuring safe and more sustainable production throughout the plant lifecycle.
Göteborg Energi AB is fully owned by the city of Gothenburg in Sweden.
“The new plant is a milestone for us and the last step in our conversion of district heating. With the new facility, we will get rid of natural gas and can offer our customers 100% renewable and recovered energy in our district heating. We look forward to cooperating with Valmet in this key project,” said Per-Anders Gustafsson, CEO of Göteborg Energi.
“We are very proud to continue our long and close cooperation with Göteborg Energi. The plant itself will certainly be a state-of-the-art showcase of how sustainable resources can be turned into energy with the highest efficiency. It is great to work together with Göteborg Energi and take its operations forward,” said Antti Laaksonlaita, director, energy plant solutions, Valmet.
Illustration of the Göteborg Energi’s biomass power plant. Photo: Göteborg Energi






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