The AET Biomass Power Plant is designed for you who want to produce power and appreciate excellent and well-documented performance and availability.
Benefits for You
The benefits of an AET power plant include:
The high performing AET Biomass Boiler
- High boiler efficiency
- Low in-house power consumption
- Low flue gas emissions
- High fuel flexibility - low operating cost
- High combustion efficiency
- Best Available Technology
High plant efficiency
- Optimised heat balance
- Good business case for you
- Improved business case for you
Determining the optimal design for a biomass-fired power plant involves in many parameters such as optimum operating conditions, fuel, boiler, turbine, steam/water cycle etc.
AET can assist you in optimising the plant parameters as our expert staff have many years of experience and extensive knowledge of steam cycles and steam turbines.
AET Biomass Power Plant Parameters
AET Biomass Power Plants can be designed for almost all types of biomass. The high electrical efficiency, very stable electricity production and extremely high availability ensure a good business case for you as the investor. The design parameters below form the basic platform for our plants:
Fuel heat input
25 – 170 MWth
Net electrical power output
7 - 65 MWe
Net electrical efficiency
28 - 38%
Water tube boiler with natural circulation
Single pressure or double pressure (reheat, e.g. 140 bar and 25 bar)
At least 8000 hours without shutdown for manual cleaning
91% - 94% - depending on fuel moisture
Better than European requirements
Fuel moisture content: 10 - 57%
In-house power consumption
<2.5 % of fuel heat input
Better than 96,5%.
To see some of the AET Biomass Power Plants, click on the links below:
Zignago Power s.r.l.–successfully producing Green Energy in Italy
The 49 MW Zignago Biomass power plant in Italy, owned and managed by Zignago Power s.r.l., belonging to the Marzotto family empire, has since its installation in 2013 been running with a very high availability (98,8%). The plant utilises wood residues and agricultural waste such as straw, mischantus and maize.