Validation of safe fuel mixture for power plant

 

References Fortum More power from the forestCustomer: Fortum Power Solutions

 CHALLENGE

Safely increase the proportion of biomass blended with coal in industrial power plants

 SOLUTION

VTT fed different proportions of sawdust and pulverised forest residue mixed with various types of coal into the plant’s boiler and mapped the effects of the blends in different operational situations.

 BENEFIT
  • Increased the proportion of a forestry waste stream used in in coal power plant fuel mixture
  • Documented the safety of various coal grades and biomass combinations

 

lainausmerkki_kork_250pix.jpg By co-operating with VTT we were able to safely increase the amount of sawdust in the fuel blend.  

Ari Anttila, Power plant manager, Fortum Power and Heat Oyj

CONTACT US
CUSTOMER SERVICE
Emailinfo@vtt.fi
Tel.+358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00, UTC +2 time zone

CONTACT US

P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland
Tel. exchange +358 20 722 111
Opening hours Mon - Fri 8:00 - 16:30,
UTC +2 time zone

CUSTOMER SERVICE

info@vtt.fi
Tel. +358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00,
UTC +2 time zone