Jelgava Biomass Power Plant is a 23MW biopower project. It is located in Latvia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2013. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Poyry and is currently owned by Fortum Power and Heat with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 110GWh electricity thereby offsetting 44,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Jelgava Biomass Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Wood waste which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in September 2013.

Contractors involved

Neles supplied steam boiler for the project.

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About Poyry

Poyry PLC (Poyry) is a provider of consulting and engineering services. It provides services across the project life cycle from management consulting, project development and management, engineering to environmental consulting. Its service portfolio includes feasibility studies, technical consulting, owner’s engineering, basic and detailed engineering, lender's engineering, construction management, site engineering, front-end engineering, and civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering. The company also offers project implementation, design reviews, location and site analysis, asset integrity analysis, and operational and management services. Poyry serves industries such as power, transportation, forest, chemicals and bio-refining, pulp and paper metals and mining, water and real estate. The company has operations in various countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America and South America. Poyry is headquartered in Vantaa, Finland.

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.