Amec Foster Wheeler wins contract for Finland biomass heat plant
Amec Foster Wheeler announced that it has been awarded a contract by Lahti Energia Oy, a municipality-owned energy supplier, for the design, supply and assembly of a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator plant for the new biomass-fuelled heating plant, Kymijärvi III in Lahti, Finland.
Under the contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will deliver the 158 MW thermal CFB unit with flue gas cleaning and other auxiliary equipment including assembly and commissioning. The multi-fuel steam generator will be designed to burn up to 100% bio-fuel, which will consist mainly of wood chips from forest residues and forest industry by-products. It is also designed to use peat and coal as additional and/or alternative fuels.