China: Construction of an RDF-fuelled WtE plant
Earlier this month, Valmet announced that it has signed a contract with Ürümqi Jinghuan Environmental & Energy for a two boiler RDF-fuelled WtE plant in China. The plant will have an annual throughput of 1 million tonnes of RDF (produced from 100% MSW). Heat and power production is expected to start by the end of 2019.
Germany: Construction of a biomass cogeneration plant
Urbas Energietechnik is reported to have been commissioned by Holzindustrie Schweighofer to be the contractors of construction for a new €24 million biomass cogeneration in Germany. The plant will have a capacity of 21.3 MWth and 5.5 MWe – relying solely on natural bark and forest biomass for fuel at the plant. Commissioning of the plant is expected to take place in spring 2020.