Aalborg Energie Technik a/s Biomass Cogeneration Plant
Helius CoRDe Ltd. is the joint venture company formed by Helius Energy, the Combination of Rothes Distillers (CoRD) and Rabo Project Equity has developed, built, owns and operates the biomass CHP plant.
The plant utilises a combination of whisky distillery by-product (draff) and wood chips and generates 7.2 MWe – enough to supply 9 000 homes with electricity.
The cogeneration plant also supplies approx. 12 t/h of process steam to an evaporation plant. The CHP plant saves 64 000 tons of CO2/year.
The biomass fired CHP plant was successfully commissioned and handed over in mid-2013. The official performance test, witnessed by Fichtner, indicated the following performance figures:
As a turnkey supplier, AET has designed, supplied, constructed and commissioned the following:
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The Helius CoRDe cogeneration plant produces heat and power.
The plant utilises draff which is a by-product of whisky production. This comes from 17 different distilleries and is mixed 50/50 with wood chips.
On 16th April 2013, HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, officially opened the Helius CoRDe 8.3 MWe biomass fired combined heat and power plant at Rothes, Morayshire, Scotland.