Riikinneva Waste-to-Energy CHP plant is a 16MW biopower project. It is located in Northern Savonia, Finland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 16 16 Active Northern Savonia, Finland Andritz; Riikinvoima


The project was developed by Andritz and Riikinvoima. The project is currently owned by Riikinvoima.

The project generates 90GWh of electricity. The project cost is $156.363m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 2017.

Contractors Involved

ANDRITZ was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Andritz was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Andritz supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 500Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 85bar.

About Andritz

Andritz AG (Andritz) is a plant engineering and technology group. The company provides comprehensive plants, systems, equipment, and services to various industries. It serves customers in pulp and paper, hydropower, metal working and steel industries, animal feed and biomass pelleting, and automation. Andritz provides solid/liquid separation under the municipal and industrial segments. It provides power generation and environmental technology services and provides equipment to produce nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, besides recycling plants. Andritz has operations in Europe, North America, Asia, South America and other regions. The company has manufacturing facilities across the world. Andritz is headquartered in Graz, Bundesland, Germany.


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