九月 7, 2016
Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion A/S have signed a contract regarding delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant and related biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR's Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. The new power plant will supply electricity and heat for the needs of the city of Copenhagen. The value of the order is over Euro 150 million.
The investment will support the climate plan of Copenhagen, according to which the city aims to become the first CO2-neutral capital in the world by the year 2025. Installation of the power plant is scheduled to begin in July 2017, and the heat and power production will start in 2019.
Valmet's delivery includes a 500 MWf CYMIC boiler that uses circulating fluidized bed (CFB) technology, the district heat capacity of which will be 415 MJ/s. The power plant's net electricity production capacity will be approximately 150 MW.
The boiler will use a total of 1.2 million tons of sustainable wood chips per year. The new boiler plant will replace an old 600 MW coal-fired plant, the operation of which will end after the start-up of the new plant.