Returkraft WTE Plant is a 14.3MW biopower project. It is located in Agder, Norway. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 14.3 14.3 Active Agder, Norway


The project is currently owned by Returkraft.

The project generates 76GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 3,600 households. The project cost is $1.179m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Nord Pool under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

MAN Energy Solutions was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of MARC4-H02 turbine with 14.3MW nameplate capacity.

Fisia Babcock Environment supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 425Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 50bar.


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