Simmering Biomass Power Plant is a 23.4MW biopower project. It is located in Vienna, Austria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2006.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Biopower||23.4||23.4||–||Active||Vienna, Austria||Siemens|
The project was developed by Siemens and is currently owned by Wien Energie.
The project generates 160GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 45,000 households, offsetting 144,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $74.13m.
The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.
The project got commissioned in October 2006.
Siemens was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.
Siemens was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of SST-400 turbine with 23.4MW nameplate capacity.
Amec Foster Wheeler Power Group Europe supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 520°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 120bar.
Siemens AG (Siemens) is a technology company. Its operations span electrification, automation and digitalization fields. The company designs, develop and manufactures products, and installs complex systems and projects. It also provides a wide range of customized solutions for individual requirements. Siemens focuses on power generation and distribution, and intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems. It provides smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, medical technology, and digital healthcare services. Siemens has research and development facilities, production plants, warehouses, and sales offices across the world. It serves customers in various industries such as energy, healthcare, infrastructure, process and manufacturing, and others. Siemens is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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