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November 3, 2021

The Alholmens Kraft power plant, Finland

By Carmen

The Alholmens Kraft power plant is a 265MW biopower project. It is located in Ostrobothnia, Finland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 265 265 Active Ostrobothnia, Finland Poyry Energy


The project was developed by Poyry Energy and is currently owned by Oy Alholmens Kraft.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. 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 2001.

Contractors Involved

Electrowatt-Ekono was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied Three-casing extraction condensing turbine model turbines for the project.

Kvaerner Pulping supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 698.4TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 545°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 165bar.VA Tech Elin EBG supplied the electric generator for the project.

About Poyry Energy

Poyry Energy Oy (formerly Electrowatt-Ekono) is an energy business group of Jaakko Poyry Group. Its activities are in the areas of thermal power, combined heat and power generation, waste management, hydropower and energy consulting.


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