HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - Jan 22, 2013) - Metso Corporation's press release on
January 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time
Metso's biomass-fired heating plant delivery will increase the production
green energy in line with Savon Voima's strategy
Metso will supply a biomass-fired heating plant for district heat
Savon Voima Oyj in Leppävirta in Finland. Following the investment,
municipality of Leppävirta will have access to more district heat
using renewable fuels, in accordance with Savon Voima's bioenergy program.
new heating plant will significantly reduce the consumption of oil. The
will go on stream in late 2013. The value of the order is approximately EUR
Metso's turnkey delivery will include process equipment and buildings as
installation and construction work. The delivery will also include Metso's
gas scrubber. Once completed, the plant will have a heat output of 8 MW and
will produce hot water for the district heating network of the municipality
Leppävirta. The plant will be fired by wood-based biomass sourced
as forest residue and peat.
"We chose Metso as the supplier of our new plant because we have a long
of successful cooperation with Metso during previous plant deliveries, the
latest of which was the delivery of a plant of the same size to Suonenjoki.
Metso's solution also offered the best overall economy," says Savon
Project Manager Hannu Lipsanen.
"We want to be a reliable partner in advancing Savon Voima's sustainable
projects that use domestic fuel. The Leppävirta project is very
us. We will supply a plant which will reduce the use of fossil fuels and
an energy efficient solution for district heat production," confirms Teemu
Koskela, in charge of the sales of bioheat plants at Metso.
The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter 2012
Savon Voima Oyj is a Finnish energy company that provides and markets
electricity and heating services. With sales totalling more than EUR 211
(2011), the company is one of Finland's largest providers of energy
Savon Voima is also a significant employer within the energy sector, and
staff of approximately 170 professionals. Years of systematic investments
emission-free energy production have raised the proportion of bioenergy in
generation to over 80 percent.
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Our
experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production
rebuilds and services.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power,
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver
sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.
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