Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET) Biomass Boiler Plant

ENGIE COFELY, SODC Orléans, France

The SODC Orléans plant supplies district heating for the northern part of Orléans. The district heating network covers 15,000 homes, equivalent to 27% of the city of Orléans.

The wood (110,000 tons/year) is supplied within a radius of 150 kilometers and is based on three fuel resources: forestry products, residues from sawmills, and clean recycled wood.

The plant has been completed and commissioned in february 2015.

AET Supply:

AET has designed, constructed and commissioned the following scope of supply:

  • AET Fuel dosing system
  • AET Combustion System with AET Spreader Stoker and AET-Biograte
  • Oil burner
  • AET Biomass Boiler with superheater and economiser
  • AET Combustion air system
  • AET Steam air preheaters
  • Bag filter with lime injection system
  • Flue gas system and stack
  • Ash handling system
  • Air compressor system
  • Piping and ducting
  • Insulation
  • Structural steel for boiler
  • PlatformS and stairs
  • Instrumentation
  • PLC control

Further Information

  • Biomass has become a rapidly increasing energy source for ENGIE COFELY, which has experienced an increase in the number of projects using biomass, including SODC Orléans. Read more

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Boiler: 37 MWfuel heat input
  122 bara


8 MWe

Process energy:

25 MWdistrict heating

The biomassfired CHP plant in Orléans was commisioned in 2015.

The Orléans CHP plant.(2.11.2014).

The Cofely-SODC cogeneration plant is using wood from forestry, residues from sawmills and clean recycled wood.

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. >Read more
Zignago Power s.r.l.–successfully producing Green Energy in Italy
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