Bergen Biomass Power Plant is a 21.1MW biopower project. It is located in Vestland, Norway. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1999. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Hitachi Zosen Inova and is currently owned by Bergen Interkommunale Renholdsverk.

The project generates 41.25GWh of electricity.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste and municipal solid waste are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1999.

Contractors involved

COWI was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Bergen Biomass Power Plant (Phase II).

Hitachi Zosen Inova supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 400°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 40bar.

Hitachi Zosen Inova supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 57TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 402°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 43bar.Fortum supplied the electric generator for the project.

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About Hitachi Zosen Inova

Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI), a subsidiary of Hitachi Zosen Corp, is a renewable energy company that generates energy from waste disposal. The company offers services such as engineering and design, erection and repair, installation and assembly, operation and maintenance, laboratory service, spare parts management and retrofit services. It also provides turnkey solutions including environmental management, project and risk management, plant design, quality management and scheduling. The company offers thermal and biological treatment of residual waste, steam and power, anaerobic digestion, and flue gas treatment. HZI is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.