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November 23, 2021

Seinajoki Biomass Power Plant, Finland

By Carmen

Seinajoki Biomass Power Plant is a 125MW biopower project. It is located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1990.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 125 125 Active Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland Vaskiluodon Voima

Description

The project is developed and owned by Vaskiluodon Voima.

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 1990.

Contractors Involved

The steam turbines for the biopower project have been supplied by Doosan Skoda Power and GE Power.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 540°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 154bar.

About Vaskiluodon Voima

Vaskiluodon Voima Oy (Vaskiluodon Voima) operates as a power plant operator that generates electricity and district heating. The company’s power plant offers coal and domestic biofuel. Its power plant uses coal and domestic biofuels as its fuels. Vaskiluodon Voima’s domestic fuels include forest chips, forest residues, carrying chips, wood industry by-products and recycled wood. It provides electricity production installations, by-product of waste heat in cogeneration mode. The company’s district heating produced by the plants are supplied to the cities of Vaasa and Seinajoki. It distributes electricity to its shareholders across Finland. Vaskiluodon Voima is headquartered in Vaasa, Finland.

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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