• Pfleiderer - Neumarkt

Aalborg Energie Technik a/s Biomass Cogeneration Plant

Pfleiderer, Neumarkt, Germany

At the Pfleiderer Neumarkt site there is a biomass-fired cogeneration plant owned and operated by Pfleiderer AG.

The boiler plant was the second plant delivered to Pfleiderer AG by AET employees 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 200,000 tonnes of contaminated wood, demolition wood, railway sleepers, saw and sander dust.


The Pfleiderer Group is one of the leading, European manufacturers of engineered wood and surface-finished products.


The Pfleiderer Neumarkt cogeneration plant is situated next to the factory and uses residues from the production in order to produce electricity and heat.


Increased Capacity to 100 MWt

The boiler plant was commissioned in 1997 for a capacity of 73 MWt.


In 2001 the boiler plant was increased in capacity to 100 MWt by AET.


AET designed, engineered, supplied, erected and commissioned the following scope:

  • Fuel dosing system
  • Combustion system with spreader stoker and travelling grate
  • Dust burners
  • AET Dust Firing System
  • Boiler incl. superheaters and economisers
  • Combustion air system
  • SNCR DeNOx system
  • Feed water system
  • Water treatment system
  • Ash handling
  • Bag filter and lime injection system
  • Flue gas system and stack
  • Electrical installations
  • Piping and ducting
  • Insulation
  • Construction steel
  • Platforms and stairs
  • Instrumentation
  • PLC control and SCADA system.

Additional Information

  • 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
  • The very stringent emissions at Neumarkt are publicly available: Read more
  • To obtain more information about this biomass-fired plant and about AET: Contact AET Sales.
Boiler: 100 MWth
  67 bara
  450 °C

Electrical power:

≤12 MWe

Process energy:

≤42 MWth

The Pfleiderer Group is one of the leading manufacturers in Europe of wood-based materials and surface-finished products. The Pfleiderer Neumarkt CHP plant is located next to the production plant and uses residues from the production to generate electricity and heat.

3D view of the biomass boiler.

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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
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  • Aalborg Energie Technik a/s
  • Alfred Nobels Vej 21 F
  • 9220 Aalborg East, Denmark
  • Tel +45 96 32 86 00
  • aet@aet.dk

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