Western Wood Energy Plant, Wales, UK

6-year contract for Operation & Maintenance

The Western Wood Energy Power Plant (WWEP) is a biomass-fired power plant with an annual fuel input of 160,000 tons of forestry wood or clean, uncontaminated residues from wood processing.

The O&M of the complete plant was carried out through a UK registered O&M company partly-owned by AET, and supported by the team in Aalborg.

The O&M contract had a duration of 5 years after which extension of the contract can be negotiated.

Scope of Work and Service:

  • Management
  • Qualified staff
  • Planning of O&M activities
  • Plant operation
  • Spare parts
  • Consumables
  • Routine maintenance
  • Unplanned maintenance
  • Availability guarantee
  • Performance guarantee.

After-Sales Services

AET offers a range of after-sales services, from simple day-to-day support of the client's own operators to extensive and long-term O&M contracts. We take care of the daily operation and the entire maintenance of a complete plant for an agreed number of years. AET also offers renovation and upgrading of plant equipment when required.

We find it valuable to build and maintain close relations between the daily plant operator and our specialists in Aalborg. The exchange of information and experience, supported by our design team, ensures a reliable and optimal operation, and stimulates new ideas for future designs.


Additional Information

  • The Western Wood Energy Plant in Wales, United Kingdom (UK), with the AET state-of-the-art combustion plant, has been in operation since 2008 following a successful two-year construction period. With its high load factor, the plant is one of the best performing biomass plants in the UK. The plant took the honours in the Sustainability category at the LABC Building Excellence Awards: Read more
  • To obtain more information about this biomass plant and AET: Contact AET sales here.

Control room at Western Wood Energy Plant.

The availability of the Western Wood Energy Plant is one of the highest in Britain.

Always good service from AET

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  • Alfred Nobels Vej 21 F
  • 9220 Aalborg East, Denmark
  • Tel +45 96 32 86 00
  • aet@aet-biomass.com