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“If there is an alarm or alert, we simply turn on the iPad and we can manage the whole plant from wherever we are situated, even outside of the plant.” Joachim Rasmussen, Marine Engineer, Forsyning Helsingør.

of the parts in sequence was very impressive. The erection of the boiler happened very fast, with enormous parts being delivered and then put up together very quickly. “We were also very impressed with

the ANDRITZ approach to safety during the project; we could clearly see that it’s a subject high on the agenda, as it is in our operations, too.” Natunen adds, “As this was our

first boiler delivery to Denmark, there was a lot work to be done on making sure all the certifications

and local regulations were adhered to. All countries have different interpretations of certificates and regulations, and you need to have close contact with the local authorities to ensure that the project complies with them. “Also, Helsingør Kraftvarmeværk

threw us some extra challenges on the design front at the execution stage, which we managed to include, but the project went smoothly from our point of view and the cooperation was very good.

“We have been very impressed so far with the plant and it’s running very smoothly.” Lars Frost, Marine Engineer, Forsyning Helsingør.

“We were quite demanding, and

there were times when we asked a lot of ANDRITZ in terms of design changes and putting our own ideas to them,” adds Hansen.

A 72-hour unmanned operation Commissioning and start-up of the plant took place in the period from autumn 2018 to spring 2019 and went well with no major problems. There are now seven people employed to run the power plant,

which has been designed and built to operate completely unmanned for up to 72 hours at a time. When the plant is unmanned, it is remote- controlled from the control room of a waste incineration plant at Norfors, located in Hørsholm, 15 km south of Helsingør. Lars Frost, Marine Engineer,

Forsyning Helsingør, says, “It’s actually quite common for a power plant to run unmanned for certain amounts of time, particularly when fueled by natural gas. In the case of a

The power plant is designed to run completely unmanned for up to 72 hours at a time. 14 Forest Bioenergy Review Spring 2020

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