HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2013) - Metso Corporation's press release on
February 21, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. local time
Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB (VEMAB) with a
plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of
Vimmerby, Sweden. The new plant will secure supply of competitive district
heating for the city and lower its CO2 emissions. The start-up of the plant
scheduled for the end of 2014. The value of the order is approximately EUR
Metso's delivery will include a power plant utilizing bubbling fluidized
combustion technology. The plant automation will be based on Metso DNA
technology and Metso will also supply a flue gas condenser. The delivery
also include installation, training and commissioning.
The boiler plant will have a thermal output of 26 MWth and an electrical
of 7 MWe. In addition, the flue gas condenser will produce 4.5 MWth of
plant will be able to supply the district heating network and local
with hot water of different temperatures. It will also be able to supply
to a local brewery. The electricity produced will be distributed to the
grid. The plant is designed for unmanned operation. The plant will use
forest residues such as bark and wood chips as fuel.
"We chose Metso as the supplier because they are able to deliver a solid
industrial-scale combined heat and power boiler capable of satisfying our
to supply various types of energy. This is a major investment for us. We
the project will continue as successfully as it has begun and that the CHP
will be ready to supply heat and electricity during fall 2014," says
Mats-Lennart Karlsson, Project Manager at Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB.
"We highly value the confidence VEMAB has shown us by awarding us this
The project has been started successfully and in good cooperation with
This is a very important order for us and we are confident that the plant
meet all the client's expectations," says Sales Director Mikael Barkar,
business line, Metso.
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power
quarter 2012 orders received. The automation system is included in
fourth quarter 2012 orders received.
Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB supplies local customers with renewable
and heat. The operations are primarily located in the municipalities of
and Hultsfred. Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB is owned by the municipality
Vimmerby and its operations are certified in accordance with both ISO
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Our
experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production
rebuilds and services.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power,
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver
sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.
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