Andritz supplying high-efficiency biomass boiler to Japan
November 23, 2017
Nov. 23, 2017 - International technology group Andritz has received an order from Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES), Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a new biomass power plant to be built on the premises of the MES shipyard in Ichihara in the Chiba Prefecture, some 30 kilometres to the east of Tokyo, Japan. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.
The Andritz scope of supply comprises the engineering work, delivery, erection work, and start-up of the fluidized bed boiler, including a flue gas cleaning system with high-dust SCR and auxiliary equipment.
The equipment and technologies supplied by Andritz are essential parts of a high-efficiency biomass power plant for supply of green energy to the national grid. The biomass power plant fired with palm kernel shells and wood pellets will generate around 50 MWel of power, thus approximately 100,000 households can be supplied with clean energy from renewable sources.
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