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November 22, 2021

Wisapower Biomass Power Plant, Finland

By Carmen

Wisapower Biomass Power Plant is a 143MW 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 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 143 143 Active Ostrobothnia, Finland

Description

The project is currently owned by UPM-Kymmene.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2004.

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Contractors Involved

Poyry 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-800 turbine with 143MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz supplied steam boiler for the project.

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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