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Validation of safe fuel mixture for power plant


References Fortum More power from the forestCustomer: Fortum Power Solutions


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


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.

  • 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