Babcock & Wilcox Vølund turns over Boden to customer
& Wilcox Vølund A/S has successfully turned over a waste-fired boiler for a
combined heat and power plant to its customer, Bodens Energi AB (BEAB), a
municipally owned producer of electricity and heat in Boden, Sweden.
delivered the waste-to-energy boiler, which features a DynaGrate® combustion grate system and
thermal capacity of 35 megawatts, on schedule. The boiler is capable of
handling up to 13 tons of municipal solid waste per hour and has been
integrated into the existing Boden plant, which was built by Babcock and Wilcox
Vølund in 2008. The new Vølund unit replaces an older oil-fired unit that will
be placed on standby.
is a global leader in waste and biomass-fired boiler and grate technologies,
with extensive knowledge and expertise that’s well-suited for an important
project such as this,” said B&W Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Young about
Babcock & Wilcox Vølund. “We thank our valued customer, BEAB, for again
choosing Vølund boiler technology for its plant.”
fully operational, the new line on the Boden plant will be able to handle up to
135,000 tons of waste per year. The plant's annual oil consumption will drop
from 800 tons to 40 tons, and biofuels (including peat) consumption will
decrease from 15,300 tons to 1,500 tons. With the new combined heating and
power plant, electricity production will increase from 26 gigawatt hours (GWh)
to 66 GWh, and the plant's heating production will remain at 330 GWh annually.
energy steam generation technologies have been installed in more than 500 units
in 30 countries
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