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An immaculate operation in green heat and power

ANDRITZ recently supplied the very first Bubbling Fluidized Bed (BFB) biomass boiler to the country of Denmark, which will assist in nationwide efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. The new boiler is installed at Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk’s new district heat and power generation plant, which is immaculate in design as well as operation.


he first thing that strikes visitors to the brand-new biomass district heating and power plant at

Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk’s site in Helsingør is the clean, modern design, both inside and out. Architects, artists, and suppliers alike were commissioned and contracted by the company to create a structure and plant that not only delivers but also fits in well with the local environment. “As we are operating in the middle of an urban area close to the city center, it is important that the power plant sits well in the community from an aesthetic point of view, but also with regards to noise and emissions,” says Jens Steffen Hansen, Project Leader, Forsyning Helsingør. “And in general, the Danish population

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understands the fact that we need to reduce CO2 emissions, so the new plant here is welcomed by local people. “The plant supplies heat and

power for thousands of households

around the Helsingør area; so at the same time, of course, our main mission is to produce efficient, low-cost district heating to the local population and have the ability to generate electricity to export to the

national grid for extra income.” Hansen is speaking from the

offices of Forsyning Helsingør, co- owner of Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk, where the plant started up in spring 2019. The ANDRITZ scope of supply

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