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Stevens Croft Wood Burning Plant, Lockerbie, Scotland, United Kingdom

Construction begun

October 2005

Commissioning

Autumn 2007

Output

44MWe (net)

Plant type

Wood burning (biomass)

Location

Near Lockerbie, Scotland

Estimated investment

€132m

Employment

40 direct jobs, also safeguards over 300 jobs in forestry and farming

Plant owner

E.ON UK

Construction

Siemens/Kvaerner consortium

Engineering and project management, civil works, electrical and I&C equipment

Siemens

Feasibility studies and Planning

Fichtner

Project Management

Mott MacDonald

Cable manufacture

Nexans

Turbines

Siemens SST-800 steam turbine (single-casing direct drive with reverse flow design)

Turbine speeds

Up to 3,600rpm

Boiler

Kvaerner Power Bubbling Fluidised Bed power boiler, fuel handling system and flue gas cleaning equipment.

Boiler temperature

535°C

Fuel

475,000t of high-moisture content wood (46% to 58% with design blend of 53%) per year
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