• AET history


AET was founded in 1996, when a group of engineers and managers with significant biomass experience from Aalborg Industries (now Alfa Laval Aalborg A/S), a Danish world leader within marine boilers, decided to set up their own company.


In 1996, AET was founded.


In 2000, AET’s first turn-key project, the Gütersloh Energie Anlage, was put into service by the Company.


In 2002, AET was awarded the title of “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young and obtained its first turnkey project in Austria.


In 2003, AET won the Gazelle Prize awarded by Dagbladet Børsen.


In 2006, AET plants were awarded “Best Available Technique” by EU IPPC and won its first turnkey project in UK (WWEP).


In 2008, AET won its first O&M Contract (WWEP: 6 years).


In 2009, AET won its first boiler contracts in France and Italy.


In 2010, AET won the Export Prize awarded by the Franco-Danish Chamber of Commerce.


In 2013, AET was awarded DI-Aalborg' Initiative-Award (DI is the Confederation of Danish Industry) and won its 4th order by ENGIE (former GDF Suez) in France.


In 2015, AET obtained a turnkey contract together with BWSC for Tilbury Green Power (UK) and a 20 years' O&M, and won a contract for converting the Østkraft plant in Rønne (DK) to be able to use biomass.


In 2016, AET celebrated its 20 years' anniversary, obtained an order from JG Pears for a turnkey plant near Newark (UK), won a turnkey contract with Akuo for the CBN plant and a 16 years O&M (FR), and won a turnkey contract in consortium in Italy.


In 2017, AET won the Gazelle Prize awarded by Dagblade Børsen and also won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for Northern Jutland.



Today, AET is stronger than ever and experience consistent growth as a result of its best-in-class biomass combustion/boiler technology, a substantial project pipeline, as well as a strong, experienced, and dedicated organisation.




The 60MW fuel heat input Gütersloh biomass co-generation plant was built for and is operated by the chipboard manufacturing group, Pfleiderer AG.

AET was awarded The French-Danish Trade Union (Chambre de Commerce Franco-Danoise) Export Price 2010.

Former CEO of AET, Hans Erik Askou receives DI's initiative award in 2013.

Zignago Power - successfully producing green energy in Italy
The 49 MW AET Biomass Boiler at the cogeneration plant in Italy is owned and managed by Zignago Power, 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 - successfully producing green energy in Italy
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  • 9220 Aalborg East, Denmark
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