Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET) Biomass Co-Generation Plant:

Pfleiderer, Gütersloh, Germany

The Gütersloh plant is a biomass co-generation plant built for and operated by the chipboard manufacturing group, Pfleiderer AG.

The CHP plant was the third plant delivered to Pfleiderer AG and was mentioned as Best Available Technology (BAT) in the IPPC report "Large Combustion Plants" published by the EU in 2006.

The cogeneration plant annually burns approx. 120,000 tons of contaminated wood, wood waste, demolition wood, saw and sander dust.


Very High Availability

In 2012 the availability was 96% (8420 hours).


AET Supply

AET has carried out the design, engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of the fuel handling system, the boiler plant and the flue gas cleaning system on a turnkey basis. The systems supplied include:

  • Fuel dosing system
  • Combustion system with spreader stoker and travelling grate
  • AET Dust firing system
  • AET Biomass boiler incl. superheater and economiser
  • AET Combustion air system
  • SNCR DeNOx plant
  • Ash handling system
  • Flue gas cleaning system and bag filter
  • Stack
  • Electrical installations
  • Instrumentation
  • PLC control & SCADA system
  • Piping and ducting
  • Insulation
  • Construction steel, stairways and platforms.

The biomass cogeneration plant was commissioned in 2000.


Additional Information

  • After 7 years of operation, general manager Hans Kurt von Weder comments on biomass logistics, cooperation with AET and AET services. Click here to watch the video.
  • The Pfleiderer Group supports the principle of sustainable forestry; only wood from sustainably managed and/or certified forests or recycled wood is used in the company’s products. The company acts in accordance with ecological, social and economic standards. The Pfleiderer Group never uses wood from exhaustive harvesting or forest destruction. Read more

Questions? Need Detailed information?

To obtain more information about this biomass plant and/or generally about AET: Contact AET Sales

Boiler: 60 MWfuel heat input
  70 bara


17 MWe

Process energy:

6 MWprocess heat

“Best Available Technology" (BAT) stated the IPPC report "Large Combustion Plants" (2006 published by the EU) about the Pfleiderer Gütersloh CHP plant.

A 3D view of this AET Co-Generation Plant commissioned in Gütersloh, Germany.

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