Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET) Biomass Power Plant:
The WWEP plant has an annual fuel input of 160,000 tons, which is supplied to the site as residual forestry timber, bark, brash bales, wood chips, saw mill residues and wood chips from clean/uncontaminated, recycled wood.
The biomass power plant was successfully commissioned and handed over in OCT 2008; 18 days ahead of schedule. A performance test showed that:
In 2009, a 6-month availability test was conducted and the overall availability for the whole power plant showed an impressive 99% (Apr - Oct 2009).
The initial high availability has continued for the first five years of operation and the plant still has the highest availability amongst all biomass-fired plants in the UK. Please see the data published by OFGEM.
The electrical output has been increased by 1 MWe during an improvement made in 2009.
The delivery was carried out in a consortium between AET and a partner. AET designed, supplied, constructed and commissioned the following scope:
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|Boiler:||48 MWfuel heat input|
The biomass power plant has a 48MWth Biomass Boiler with the newest AET Combustion System which fulfils stringent emission criteria without the use of SNCR and lime.
Western Wood Energy Plant had UK's highest availability - Data from OFGEM