(05/19/2022 / sbr)

Valmet to complete biomass boiler at Vilnius Combined Heat and Power Plant, Lithuania

Valmet has been selected in a new public procurement process as the tenderer for completing the biomass boiler, flue gas cleaning and flue gas condensing system works for Vilnius Combined Heat and Power Plant (Vilnius CHP) in Lithuania. Vilnius CHP is working on a modern heat generation capacity expansion project in the Vilnius central heating system. The new public procurement process was needed since the original contractor was unable to complete the works.

The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2022. The total maximum value of the order is around EUR 30 million.

“We have now concluded with Valmet one of the most important and critical contracts for Vilnius CHP’s biomass project. We still need to initiate the operation of the technical equipment of the biomass boiler plant, which will allow us to generate electricity and heat,” says Mantas Burokas, CEO at Vilnius CHP.

“We are happy to contribute to an important project for Vilnius city’s residents. We plan to launch the power plant to the testing phase in the first quarter of 2023”, says Niina Ollikka, Director of Boiler Rebuilds and Conversions, Energy business unit, Valmet.

Information about Valmet’s delivery

Valmet will perform a technical assessment of biomass boilers, complete the biomass boiler, flue gas cleaning and flue gas condensing system installation works, carry out commissioning works (cold and hot tests), train the power plant’s personnel and prepare the instructions for using the biomass unit.