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ANDRITZ to supply major equipment for Mjölby biomass power plant, Sweden


ANDRITZ Energy & Environment (AE&E), part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from energy utility Mjölby-Svartadalen Energi (MSE) to supply a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant for the town of Mjölby, Sweden. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2015.

The scope of supply comprises an EcoFluid bubbling fluidized bed boiler with a capacity of 35 megawatts, the fuel handling and flue gas cleaning systems, as well as a steam turbine with all auxiliary systems. The high efficiency of the ANDRITZ boiler plant and the modern technology to enhance environmental protection were decisive in the award of this order.

The new biomass power plant will supply renewable, clean energy for the district heating supply to the town of Mjölby (26,000 inhabitants) in southern Sweden.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, the production of animal feed and biomass pellets, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,900 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ Energy & Environment

ANDRITZ Energy & Environment, part of ANDRITZ’s PULP & PAPER business area, is a globally leading, full-line supplier of energy generation and environmental technology plants and systems. The company designs and constructs turnkey power plants and supplies components such as steam generators and flue gas cleaning systems. Service and modernization complete the product portfolio.