German waste to energy equipment manufacturer, Steinmüller Babcock Environment GmbH, has secured a contract to build the boiler and furnace unit for a new energy from waste plant in northwest Stockholm. ,
The company secured the deal from the Swedish subsidiary of the German utility E.ON, to supply the single-line waste to energy plant.
According to Steinmüller, with a performance of 100 MWth, the plant will supply 80% of the annual heating needs of E.ON’s district heating network in Högbytorp. Commissioning is planned for the end of 2019.
Once operational the waste to energy plant will treat municipal and industrial waste and later supply electricity and district heating to the region. More than
The company added the contract for encompasses the engineering, construction and delivery of the complete waste incineration unit, including the combustion grate, dry deslagging, boilers and other components of the water-steam cycle, as well as the boiler house and the façades.
The Högbytorp plant is part of a location initiative for the sustainable development of the urban district of Järfälla and Upplands Bro in northwest Stockholm and will be one of the largest thermal waste utilisation plants in Sweden.
The forward moving grate installed by Steinmüller with four tracks and a width of more than 12 metres, is the largest that Steinmüller Babcock Environment will have delivered to date. The combustion capacity of the plant is designed for 45 tonnes per hour.
Furthermore, the company said that it is installing a new dry deslagging concept for first time in Sweden, which allows a much higher recovery and recycling of resources from slag.
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