Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant in Finland
Mary Page Bailey
Metso Corp. (Helsinki, Finland; www.metso.com) will supply a biomass-fired heating plant for district heating production to Elenia Lämpö in Turenki, Finland. The heating plant is scheduled to go on-stream in late 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Metso's turnkey delivery will include process equipment, buildings and installation work. The plant will have a heat output of 10 megawatts and will produce hot water for the district heating network of Turenki. The plant will be fired by locally sourced wood-based biomass, such as forest residue and optional also peat. The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power second quarter 2013 orders received. Elenia Lämpö generates district heat and electricity and sells and distributes district heat and natural gas. The company operates in the areas of Häme, Central Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia and Heinola in Finland.