Stora Enso Timber Ab and KPA Unicon Oy have signed a contract of a biomass-fired hot water boiler plant delivery to Stora Enso sawmill Ala in Ljusne, Sweden. The new Unicon Biograte 15 MWth boiler plant will utilize bark and wood residues from the Ala sawmill as fuel, and it will produce hot water to the sawmill´s drying kilns. The new biomass boiler plant is scheduled to be in operation in November 2016. The value of the contract will not be disclosed.
The delivery is a turnkey delivery excluding civil and foundation works. The contract includes all process equipment, installations, commissioning and training of the operational personnel. The heart of the new biomass-fired boiler plant is Biograte combustion technology which is especially planned for utilization of wet biomass fuels for effective energy production.