Biomass-Fired Power Plant Metso to supply Biomass-Fired Power Plant to Russia
Metso will supply Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya with a complete biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in Syktyvkar, the Komi Republic, Russia. The power plant will enable utilisation of sawmill residue for sustainable heat and power production and is scheduled to be in operation in 2014.
Helsinki, Finland – Metso’s delivery will include process equipment and technical advisory services for installation, commissioning and training. A belt dryer and an automation system will also be included in the delivery. The power plant will utilise 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. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
“We are convinced that cooperation with Metso will provide a means to utilise 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.
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 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.