Customer: Göteborg Energi in Sweden
Description: Valmet will supply a complete plant for the production of district heat to Göteborg Energi AB in Gothenburg, Sweden.
With the new hot water plant, fossil CO₂ emissions will be reduced by 25,000 tons per year.
Details: of this size and delivery scope is typically above eur 40 million.
The new boiler plant will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but converted to run on wood pellets in 2003. Demolition of the existing plant will start in April 2021.
The new boiler will be 25 percent larger than the two old ones combined. It will also have a longer operating season.
Since the number of operating hours on pellets will increase, the use of natural gas will decrease.
The ash from the combustion will be returned to the forest.
Start up: The new plant will be started up in December 2021.