Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia
Metso Corporation's press release on February 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time
Plant will enable utilization of sawmill residue for sustainable heat and power
Metso will supply Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC with a complete biomass-
fired combined heat and power plant in Syktyvkar, the Komi Republic, Russia. The
power plant is scheduled to be in operation in 2014. The value of the order will
not be disclosed.
Metso's delivery will include process equipment and technical advisory services
for installation, commissioning and training. Â A Metso belt dryer and a Metso
DNA automation system will also be included in the delivery. The power plant
will utilize bark and wood residues from the Syktyvkar sawmill and other
biomass. The power output of the plant will be 4 MWe. The power will be
distributed to the local grid and heat will be utilized in the belt dryer.
"We are convinced that cooperation with Metso will provide a means to utilize
the sawmill residues from the Syktyvkar sawmill to produce power. This is an
important issue for the Government of the Komi Republic. The new plant will be
built based on advanced know-how solutions using the most modern equipment,"
says Alexander Gibezh, Deputy Minister of Industry and Transport of the Republic
of Komi. "Sawmill residues that have long been stored at the site of the
Syktyvkar sawmill will now be used as fuel for the new power plant. The
investment in the power plant will help to create more job opportunities and
will improve the environmental situation in the Komi Republic," adds Alexey
Kryukov, CEO of Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya.
"This power plant is an important milestone in the development of distributed
power generation based on the vast renewable biomass resources of Russia. We are
very happy to help Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC to lead the way towards
local sustainable power solutions," says Director Matti JÃ¤rvinen, North Eastern
Europe, Power business line, Metso. "The uniqueness of our solutions is in the
complete supply: all equipment from the fuel handling system to the flue gas
cleaning system will be supplied by Metso. The new power plant will also run
under a Metso automation system," says Director Nikolay Doroshenko, Russia,
Power business line, Metso.
The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter 2012
The Ministry of Industry and Transport of the Republic of Komi is responsible
for implementation of development programs in Komi. The Bioenergeticheskaya
Kompaniya biomass-fired power plant is one of the projects in one of the
development programs. The project also has a governmental priority status.
Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC is a Komi Republic based energy company that
provides and markets electricity. Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC has a wide
range of plans for investments in the Komi region.
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equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Our offering and
experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production lines,
rebuilds and services.
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For further information, please contact:
Nikolay Doroshenko, Director, Russia, Heat & Power, Power business line, Metso,
tel. +7 985 222 3474
Pasi Rantonen, Director, Power plants, Heat & Power, Power business line, Metso,
tel. +358 40 544 8328
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