Vartan Combined Heat and Power Plant, Sweden
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Vartan Combined Heat and Power Plant, Sweden

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Vartan Combined Heat and Power Plant is a 130MW biopower project. It is located in Sodermanland, Sweden. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 130 130 Active Sodermanland, Sweden

Description

The project is currently owned by Stockholm Exergi.

The project generates 750GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 200,000 households, offsetting 650,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $530m.

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 May 2016.

Contractors Involved

Doosan Skoda Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of MTD 40 B Backpressure Type turbine with 153MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 560Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 140bar.

Methodology

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