Customer: E.ON-owned CHP
Description: Valmet has begun phase two delivery of its turnkey automation solution to the Heleneholmsverket (HVK) combined heat and power plant in Malmö, Sweden. The plant is owned and operated by E.ON. Valmet’s delivery scope will include system software and hardware, field engineering and installation. This is Valmet’s first radial steam turbine automation retrofit project in Sweden.
Details: E.ON is the main heating energy provider for private, business and governmental sectors in Malmö, with a total district heating network of approximately 620 km. The company’s HVK cogeneration plant is equipped with four boilers and two steam turbines, G11 and G12, with a capacity of producing 45 MW and 95 MW of electricity respectively. Total power capacity of the HVK cogeneration plant is over 500 MW. The plant today uses mostly natural gas to fire its boilers, but it can also run on oil and diesel.
Start-up: After the first phase of the multistage automation retrofit project was successfully completed last autumn, the second phase of the project began recently. Commissioning of the second phase is scheduled for completion in autumn 2018. The third phase will be implemented during the summer and autumn of 2019.