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Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 --  Metso Corporation's
press release on February 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time 
Plant will enable utilization of sawmill residue for sustainable heat
and power
production 
Metso will supply Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC with a complete
biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in Syktyvkar, the Komi
Republic, Russia. The power plant is scheduled to be in operation in
2014. The value of the order will
not be disclosed. 
Metso's delivery will include process equipment and technical
advisory services
for installation, commissioning and training.  A
Metso belt dryer and a Metso
DNA automation system will also be
included in the delivery. The power plant
will utilize bark and wood
residues from the Syktyvkar sawmill and other biomass. The power
output of the plant will be 4 MWe. The power will be distributed to
the local grid and heat will be utilized in the belt dryer. 
"We are convinced that cooperation with Metso will provide a means to
utilize
the sawmill residues from the Syktyvkar sawmill to produce
power. This is an
important issue for the Government of the Komi
Republic. The new plant will be
built based on advanced know-how
solutions using the most modern equipment,"
says Alexander Gibezh,
Deputy Minister of Industry and Transport of the Republic
of Komi.
"Sawmill residues that have long been stored at the site of the
Syktyvkar sawmill will now be used as fuel for the new power plant.
The investment in the power plant will help to create more job
opportunities and
will improve the environmental situation in the Komi
Republic," adds Alexey Kryukov, CEO of Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya. 
"This power plant is an important milestone in the development of
distributed
power generation based on the vast renewable biomass
resources of Russia. We are very happy to help Bioenergeticheskaya
Kompaniya LLC to lead the way towards
local sustainable power
solutions," says Director Matti Jaervinen, North Eastern Europe,
Power business line, Metso. "The uniqueness of our solutions is in
the
complete supply: all equipment from the fuel handling system to
the flue gas
cleaning system will be supplied by Metso. The new pow
er
plant will also run
under a Metso automation system," says Director
Nikolay Doroshenko, Russia, Power business line, Metso. 
The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter
2012 orders received. 
The Ministry of Industry and Transport of the Republic of Komi is
responsible
for implementation of development programs in Komi. The
Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya biomass-fired power plant is one of the
projects in one of the development programs. The project also has a
governmental priority status. 
Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC is a Komi Republic based energy
company that
provides and markets electricity. Bioenergeticheskaya
Kompaniya LLC has a wide
range of plans for investments in the Komi
region. 
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
machinery,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter
fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life
cycle including new production lines,
rebuilds and services. 
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www.twitter.com/MetsoPulpPaper 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers
worldwide. Expect results. 
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[HUG#1677331] 
Nikolay Doroshenko
Director, Russia, Heat & Power, Power business line
Metso
tel. +7 985 222 3474 
Pasi Rantonen
Director, Power plants, Heat & Power, Power business line
Metso
tel. +358 40 544 8328
 
 
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