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November 30, 2021

Gavle Biomass Power Plant, Sweden

By Carmen

Gavle Biomass Power Plant is a 90MW biopower project. It is located in Gaevleborg, Sweden. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 90 90 Active Gaevleborg, Sweden AF-Consult

Description

The project was developed by AF-Consult and is currently owned by Bomhus Energi.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $273.5m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2013.

Contractors Involved

AF-Consult was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Siemens was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied Back Pressure model turbines for the project.

Neles supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 520Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 120bar.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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